[ntp:questions] Re: NTP vanished!

Richard B. Gilbert rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Tue Oct 5 20:24:33 UTC 2004


Maarten Wiltink wrote:

>"W. D." <NewsGroups at US-Webmasters.com> wrote in message
>news:4162F5B3.3336 at US-Webmasters.com...
>
>  
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>>Was trying to run 'ntpq -p' and got:
>>
>>    ntpq: read: Connection refused
>>
>>Checked 'top' and 'ps aux'-- not there.  Checked logs--
>>nothing showing.  Rebooted.  Worked for a while, then
>>vanished again.
>>
>>Any ideas?
>>    
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>
>Observed offset | NTP behaviour
>----------------+--------------
>Reasonable      | Slew
>Unreasonable    | Step
>Ridiculous      | Die
>
>When it "works for a while", does it actually synchronise?
>
>Groetjes,
>Maarten Wiltink
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Does ntpd die "silently"; e.g. no error messages, no log entries when it 
exits because the time offset exceeds the "ridiculous" threshold?




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