[ntp:questions] Re: Does this look familiar?
maarten at kittensandcats.net
Wed Aug 6 21:27:31 UTC 2003
Mike Ayers wrote in message ...
>My top level (top level for my domain, 3rd strata NTP) NTP client/server
>getting into an odd mode:
> remote refid st t when poll reach delay offset
> bigben.ucsd.edu time.sdsc.edu 16 u 5d 1024 0 0.000 0.000
> clock.sjc.he.ne Toronto-HSE-ppp 16 u 5d 1024 0 0.000 0.000
> clock.fmt.he.ne 188.8.131.52 16 u 5d 1024 0 0.000 0.000
Nothing odd about it. This is exactly what an NTP node looks like
when it has no contact with the outside.
> Has anyone seen this before? Any sugestions on how I should debug it, or
>I should do to prevent it? I know that I can restart ntpd and it should
>but I'd like to try and eradicate the problem. Pointers welcome.
Everybody who reads here for a week has seen it. Usually, it's
your firewall not allowing NTP traffic, or your broadband modem
getting a new IP address due to DHCP lease expiration. (More
likely the former if restarting NTP does not help; the latter if
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