[ntp:questions] Re: ntp sanity limit kills ntp daily

Colliermeister colliermeister at gmail.com
Tue Jun 14 02:24:48 UTC 2005


Ulrich Windl wrote:

> Michael Ward <michaelward at sprintmail.com> writes:

>>Hello All,

>>I've configured my FC3 system to run ntp successfully at boot time and ntp
>>seems to run successfully for about a day.  However, every night the clock
>>looses some 1200 seconds while the system is busy making backups. When ntp
>>figures this out, it refuses to update the clock because this is classified as
>>insane, and terminates.

Might this help ? ...

panic panic
     The argument is the panic threshold, by default 1000 s. If set to 
zero, the panic sanity check is disabled and a clock offset of any value 
will be accepted.

http://www.eecis.udel.edu/~mills/ntp/html/miscopt.html



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