[ntp:questions] Fwd: Re: Poll interval stuck

Geoff Down geoffdown at fastmail.net
Mon Jan 18 10:07:38 UTC 2016



On Mon, Jan 18, 2016, at 01:54 AM, Brian Inglis wrote:
> >> On Fri, Jan 15, 2016 at 7:54 AM, Geoff Down <geoffdown at fastmail.net>
> >> wrote:
> >>>    (using the default config from Macports, so no minpoll set).
> On 2016-01-16 17:39, Geoff Down wrote:
> > Thanks both, its a PowerMac PPC (so not recent....)
> >       remote           refid      st t when poll reach   delay   offset
> >       jitter
> > ==============================================================================
> > *ussjc2-ntp-002. .GPSs.           1 u   63   64  377  153.056    1.119
> > 0.276
> 
> Instead of the default config e.g.
> 	server time.apple.com
> which appears to have selected a server on the other side of a continent
> or
> ocean from you (153ms delay!) - Cupertino, California, USA
> you might want to change that to e.g.
> 	pool time.apple.com  iburst preempt
> 	pool pool.ntp.org    iburst preempt
> or even
> 	pool CC.pool.ntp.org iburst preempt
> where CC is your two character ISO country code e.g. us...
> in the hopes that ntpd can pick some better server(s) closer to you.
> 

Thank you. Once I've edited my config, is there a way to reload it
without stopping ntpd altogether?

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