[ntp:questions] Re: sntp hangs if network not available
cnelson at nycap.rr.com
Thu Dec 1 20:50:17 UTC 2005
Christopher Nelson wrote:
> Harlan Stenn wrote:
> > Have you seen/tried the '-d' option to sntp?
> Now I have:
> # sntp -V -P no -r 18.104.22.168
> 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= 22.214.171.124
> 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.
OK, so it waits -d/-c seconds. From -c having a minimum of 1 and -d
having to be more than twice -d, I get that the minimum timeout is 3
seconds. Right? I really don't want to put such a long timeout in a
boot sequence that's already painfully long. Any thoughts?
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