[ntp:questions] Re: ntpdc vs iburst

Steve Kostecke kostecke at ntp.isc.org
Thu Nov 18 22:26:54 UTC 2004

On 2004-11-18, Nagy Bela <belus at petra.hos.u-szeged.hu> wrote:

>As I mentioned it in my earlier posts, I would like to synchronize my
>(only one) PC's clock. What makes it tricky is that the PC is connected
>to the internet only for 5-25 minutes one-three times a day (every
>second week).

Try restarting ntpd (with the '-g' command line option and iburst on the
server lines) each time your ppp link is established. And allow ntpd to
continue running after the ppp link goes down.

You may wish to compare the difference in stability between when you do
and do not use

Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.isc.org>
NTP Public Services Project - http://ntp.isc.org/

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