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

David L. Mills mills at udel.edu
Tue Oct 25 22:05:16 UTC 2005


The data are returned using the rv command directed to the host 
reporting the version. Generally, this is the local host, but it can be 
retrieved from elsewhere.


Danny Mayer wrote:

> David L. Mills wrote:
>>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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