[ntp:questions] ntpd -gq VS ntpdate -B

castellani.riccardo at tiscali.it castellani.riccardo at tiscali.it
Wed Apr 11 12:30:20 UTC 2007

I know ntpdate is deprecated but I'm interesting to know if they work 
in the same way, is ntpdate behavior different in comparison to ntpd ?

----Messaggio originale----
Da: stenn at ntp.isc.org
Data: 11/04/2007 1.43
A: <questions at lists.ntp.isc.org>
Ogg: Re: [ntp:questions] ntpd -gq VS ntpdate -B

>>> In article <1176216808.517213.274790 at w1g2000hsg.googlegroups.com>, 
"RICCARDO" <castellani.riccardo at tiscali.it> writes:

RICCARDO> If I use ntpd -gq in my client I should adjust time to 
RICCARDO> steps using adjtime system call, but what's difference with
RICCARDO> "ntpdate -B" ?

ntpdate is being deprecated.

ntpd -gq will set the time and exit.  If the difference is less than 
the time will be slewed, if the difference is more the clock will be


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