[Pool] Leap second configuration

David Lord david at lordynet.org
Thu May 28 17:47:30 UTC 2015

On 28 May 2015 at 16:03, Kiss Gábor wrote:

> Dear folks,
> I don't want to bother this list with ntpd contiguration problems.
> Could you suggest an approriate mailing list where I can get help
> with my dozen of old NTP daemons of version 4.2.6p5 and leap second settings?


I use newsgroup comp.protocols.time.ntp

> However if you are interested in it, I can tell that the best result
> with the latest leap-seconds.3629404800 file and 4.2.6p5 is this:
> $ ntpq -c "rv 0 leap,tai,leapsec,expire" one_of_my_servers
> leap=00, expire=201505281348, leapsec=201501050000, tai=35
> $ 
> The expire value is the minute of restarting ntpd,
> and the leapsec was at 5th of January. That is strange...

Last I used 4.2.6p5 was in 2012 and I'm now at ntpd 4.3.9.

Only config I have vs leap is same as in 2012:

leapfile /var/db/ntp/leap-seconds.list

David Lord <david at lordynet.org>

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