[ntp:questions] Re: ntpdate changes local linux pc clock only from command line
hmurray at suespammers.org
Sat Nov 19 20:38:11 UTC 2005
>During startup the ntpd service starts OK, however when automatic log
>in to gnome 24 is completed, the time clock is not updated (e.g. 12:05,
ntpd probably exited with some error condition. Have you looked
for an error message in your log files? (probably /var/log/messages)
As somebody else suggested, your clock is probably too far off.
Is your battery dead? Can you set the clock from your BIOS?
>I run gnome terminal and as root run the command
>A few seconds or so later, the local pc clock is successfully updated.
That confirms that ntpd is no longer running. ntpdate and ntpd
use the same port number to make sure that they don't both
run at the same time and inject confusion into the system.
The suespammers.org mail server is located in California. So are all my
other mailboxes. Please do not send unsolicited bulk e-mail or unsolicited
commercial e-mail to my suespammers.org address or any of my other addresses.
These are my opinions, not necessarily my employer's. I hate spam.
More information about the questions