[ntp:questions] NTP will fail once a week
brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Tue Feb 15 20:06:33 UTC 2005
At 6:01 PM -0200 2005-02-15, Alain wrote:
> It happens with a connection that is not pppd, so it is net the
> same situation. Pppd is not so difficult as it runs a script every
> times it connescts. It's a reaosanble workaround, but not a very
> good one...
It doesn't matter how your server loses the IP address and gets
issued a new one. The problem remains.
> How should I test if ntpd is seeing any server?. This would be even
> better than testing IP changes.
Look at the scoreboard output of "ntpq -p". It should be pretty
obvious if you've been online for a while and yet all your configured
servers are still in the ".INIT." state.
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