[ntp:questions] Re: ntp? return value for use in scripts
stenn at maccarony.ntp.org
Tue Jan 27 00:06:43 UTC 2004
- you are not using "iburst" in your ntp.conf file
- you recently cleanly started ntpd on that box, or
- your box keeps lousy time
Once the box has stabilized you will hit "state 4".
The briefing papers describe what it means to be in the different states.
I would be Happy if somebody pus a summarly of that info on the twiki.
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