[ntp:questions] Re: I'm stumped, ntpdate with SuSE 8.2

Ulrich Windl Ulrich.Windl at RZ.Uni-Regensburg.DE
Tue Feb 3 12:10:07 UTC 2004


Tom Sandholm <sandholm at gsinet.net> writes:

> Okay, I'm stumped.
> I've opened port 123 on the firewall, but no avail.
> I had xntpd working with SuSE 8.0, never succeeded with 8.2.
> Thought I remembered reading something about problems with
> xntpd on Suse 8.2.

We run SuSE's xntp-4.1.1-261 here, and it _can_ get the time through a
firewall. Did you get the routing right?

> Here's what I get...
> ====================
> Looking for host clock.fmt.he.net and service ntp
> host found : clock.fmt.he.net
> transmit(216.218.192.202)
> transmit(216.218.192.202)
> transmit(216.218.192.202)
> transmit(216.218.192.202)
> transmit(216.218.192.202)

Nothing received! You may stop here.

> 216.218.192.202: Server dropped: no data
> server 216.218.192.202, port 123
> stratum 0, precision 0, leap 00, trust 000
> refid [216.218.192.202], delay 0.00000, dispersion 64.00000
> transmitted 4, in filter 4
> reference time:    00000000.00000000  Thu, Feb  7 2036  1:28:16.000
> originate timestamp: 00000000.00000000  Thu, Feb  7 2036  1:28:16.000
> transmit timestamp:  c394a317.017de0d6  Wed, Dec 24 2003 18:43:19.005
> filter delay:  0.00000  0.00000  0.00000  0.00000 
>          0.00000  0.00000  0.00000  0.00000 
> filter offset: 0.000000 0.000000 0.000000 0.000000
>          0.000000 0.000000 0.000000 0.000000
> delay 0.00000, dispersion 64.00000
> offset 0.000000
> 
> 24 Dec 18:43:20 ntpdate[1017]: no server suitable for synchronization found
> beast1:/usr/local/bin # 
> ==========================
> I've tried numerous other stratum 2 hosts, all yield same results.
> Even pulled source & recompiled.
> My /etc/ntp.conf is empty at the moment.
> I'm just trying to use the ntpdate to verify that I can get something.
> 
> Thanks !
> Tom



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