[ntp:questions] How to use 'ntpq -g' in place of ntpdate?
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Wed Oct 6 17:55:44 UTC 2004
Can anyone tell me how to use 'ntpq -g' to replace ntpdate?
Does "ntpd -g" go in rc.conf?
Does it take the place of:
ntpdate_flags="-bs server1.domain1.com server2.domain2.com
Or, does the '-g' get added into:
xntpd_flags="-A -c /etc/ntp.conf -p /var/run/ntpd.pid -l
xntpd_flags="-A -g -c /etc/ntp.conf -p /var/run/ntpd.pid -l
Obviously, I'd like to set the clock with brute force
on boot up just in case it's off by quite a bit. Then
I would like it to quickly come into synch with the
time servers that I am polling, and finally maintain
accurate time on a continual basis.
I would certainly like to keep up to standards, but
ntpdate on boot up seems to be working OK. What is
the proper way to replace it and maintain my other
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