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

David L. Mills mills at udel.edu
Tue Oct 25 05:46:36 UTC 2005


Danny,

What I am conderned about is the version and OS of the server, which is 
revealed in the rv response. The version of ntpq is for most purposes 
irrelevant.

Dave

Danny Mayer wrote:

> David L. Mills wrote:
>
>> Brian,
>>
>> I agree. The ntpq rv includes a banner what reveals the build time,
>> version and system and at least for Sun the modifier. As pointed out in
>> a reply to a private message, this is probably a sufficient signature
>> for our purposes.
>>
>> I did a stupid thing for not asking for this information in the first
>> place. Newsreaders be advised, it would save much time and sweat if the
>> ntpq "version" and "processor" information is included with the query.
>>
>
> Dave,
>
> Do you mean the version and processor of the server being queried not
> not the version of ntpq being used? I assume you do. That can be done by
> adding -c rv to the ntpq command line.
>
> Danny





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