[ntp:questions] Re: sntp hangs if network not available

Christopher Nelson cnelson at nycap.rr.com
Thu Dec 1 20:32:35 UTC 2005


Harlan Stenn wrote:
> Have you seen/tried the '-d' option to sntp?

Now I have:

 # sntp -V -P no -r 11.128.0.1
 sntp options: a=2 v=2 e=0.100 E=5.000 P=2147483647.000
    d=15 c=5 x=0 op=1 l=/etc/sntp.pid f= 11.128.0.1
 sntp: receive timed out after 3 seconds

and then it hangs until I Ctrl-C it.  And every value I try for d gives
me a range error related to -e and -E. 

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