[ntp:questions] Problem with date since a few hours

Richard B. Gilbert rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Sat Dec 2 15:25:31 UTC 2006

Fabrice wrote:

> Hi all,
> It seems that I get 1st january 2000 as a date from pool.ntp.org, using
> command
> /usr/sbin/netdate tcp pool.ntp.org
> Has anyone noticed anything?
> Fabrice

What is "netdate" and what O/S are you running it on?

I'm sure someone would have noticed of any of the pool servers were off 
by six years and eleven months.  They are carefully monitored and 
required to be within a few milliseconds of the correct time.

FWIW NTP uses UDP rather than TCP!

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