[ntp:questions] Re: Correcting my time servers clock drift on Alpha ES40s / Tru64

Tom Smith smith at cag.zko.hp.com
Sun Oct 23 15:53:06 UTC 2005


Brad Knowles wrote:
> At 2:58 PM +0000 2005-10-23, Tom Smith wrote:
> 
>>  The prefix on log messages comes strictly from the name of the 
>> executable
>>  (and its PID), not from the bits within it. It is used to show the 
>> source
>>  of the message. The version is shown in the log at the time (x)ntpd 
>> starts:
>>
>>  20 Jul 17:40:44 xntpd[764]: ntpd 4.0.98a Wed Oct 16 17:36:24 EDT 2002
> 
> 
>     Right, as Dave said -- it has been changed.  Starting with 4.0, the 
> source code was renamed back to "ntpd", not "xntpd".  So, anyone 
> shipping something called "xntpd" which claims a version of 4.0 or 
> greater means that they must have modified the source code or made other 
> changes.
> 

ntpd V4.2.0 built from source and started via a link named "xntpd":

Oct 23 00:34:02 seeaxp xntpd[56499]: ntpd 4.2.0 at 1.1161-r Tue Feb  8 16:04:28 EST 2005 (1)
Oct 23 00:34:02 seeaxp xntpd[56499]: precision = 1.000 usec
Oct 23 00:34:02 seeaxp xntpd[56499]: kernel time sync status 0040
Oct 23 00:34:02 seeaxp xntpd[56499]: frequency initialized -4.469 PPM from /cluster/members/{memb}/etc/ntp.drift
Oct 23 00:34:11 seeaxp xntpd[56499]: synchronized to [IP], stratum=1
Oct 23 00:34:11 seeaxp xntpd[56499]: kernel time sync disabled 0041
Oct 23 00:34:13 seeaxp xntpd[56499]: kernel time sync enabled 0001




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