[ntp:questions] Re: Is ntp working?

Martin Burnicki martin.burnicki at meinberg.de
Thu Oct 20 11:51:41 UTC 2005


Steven Meres wrote:

> I'm using a debian sarge dist of linux on a dual opteron file server named
> 'fserver'.
> Ultimately I would like to have fserver to supply the time to all the
> other machines on the LAN.
> Currently this is the results of my /var/log/ntpd.log file. Something
> tells me something is not right.
> 19 Oct 08:20:50 ntpd[4226]: synchronized to LOCAL(0), stratum 13
> 19 Oct 08:20:50 ntpd[4226]: kernel time sync disabled 0041
> 19 Oct 08:21:05 ntpd[3985]: sendto( Bad file descriptor

Have a look at the process IDs in the log messages. 
You have at least 2 ntpds running. I'd suggest to kill all ntpd processes
first, then start a new one.


Martin Burnicki

Meinberg Funkuhren
Bad Pyrmont

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