[ntp:questions] Server and Client can't sync

Martin Burnicki martin.burnicki at meinberg.de
Wed Oct 31 15:00:19 UTC 2007

David Woolley wrote:

> In article <1193788202.453849.113950 at q5g2000prf.googlegroups.com>,
> Aggie <c.kevin.lam at gmail.com> wrote:
>> But the weird thing is: NTPD will adjust the time on the client half
>> way between the server and 1970 Jan 1. For example, if the clock on my
> PS.  Unless you have explicitly disabled the feature, either for the first
> setting, or unconditionally, the real ntpd should abort rather than
> stepping more than 1000 seconds.

... unless the -g option has been given on ntpd's command line, which
allowed a large initial offset.

Martin Burnicki

Meinberg Funkuhren
Bad Pyrmont

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