[ntp:questions] Re: NTP with linux kernel 2.6.9 vs. kernel 2.4.24

Bjorn Gabrielsson bg at lysator.liu.se
Mon Jan 17 16:29:05 UTC 2005


A long shoot (in the dark)

Check the value of HZ. If its not 100 try 100.

/Björn

Goetz Lichtwald <lichtwald at tm.uka.de> writes:

> Hi,
> 
> 
> I got through this mailing list and asked google for several
> times and still, I found no answer or hint where to look at. 
> 
> So, the basic problem is that I have a couple of linux boxes
> that need to be synchronized via NTP. Those boxes have all the
> very same hardware and configuration. 
> 
> Running the kernel 2.4.24 NTP works fine. For various reasons 
> there is the need to run -- at least a few of them -- with 
> kernel 2.6.9 and here it happens. NTP complains. The Log states:
> 
> ntpd[22804]: frequency error -512 PPM exceeds tolerance 500 PPM
> 
> Using "adjtimex" does not alleviate the problem at all.  The 
> kernel 2.6.9 was configured via "make oldconfig" from kernel 
> 2.4.24.
> 
> Does anybody has a hint where to look at or even a solution to
> the problem. For better debugging, some further facts about the
> environment:
> ntp 4.2.0a-11 
> os  Debian Sarge with kernel 2.6.9 resp. 2.4.24
> 
> 
> Any help is welcome!
> 
>  - goetz
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