[ntp:questions] debugging strange ntp in virtual environment

Rick Jones rick.jones2 at hp.com
Wed Sep 18 21:37:42 UTC 2013


Harlan Stenn <stenn at ntp.org> wrote:
> "Riccardo Castellani" writes:
> > My NTP server has strange problem and my clients cannot update their time 
> > clock.
> > My NTP server is Linux and NTP version is 4.2.0.a

> That's 10 years old, and 3 (coming up on 4) major releases ago.

> http://support.ntp.org/Dev/ReleaseTimeline 

Riccardo - is this some sort of "we've only qualified OS version foo
but we need to run on new hardware which does not support OS version
foo, so let's use a virtual machine on the new hardware" thing?

> > This NTP server is a virtual machine (by P2V) but few months ago
> > it was working fine.

Has there been more load added to the host on which this virtualNTP
server is running?

rick jones
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