[ntp:questions] Re: The classic "no server suitable for synchronization found" error on my ntpd server.

Ronan Flood ronan at noc.ulcc.ac.uk
Fri Apr 28 16:11:29 UTC 2006

"Mike" <mikedawg at gmail.com> wrote:

> I should also note, than when I run a ntpq -p on my server, the first
> entry in the list is:
>      remote           refid      st t when poll reach   delay   offset
> jitter
> ==============================================================================
>  LOCAL(0)       .           16 l    -   64    0    0.000    0.000
> 4000.00
> (sorry for the formatting).  Following this local entry, as I said in
> the first post, there is a list of a couple stratum 2, and a couple
> stratum 3 servers (about 5 in total).

Does one of them have a * by it in the first column?  If not, your
server is not synchronised, which appears to be the case if its
stratum is 16 as you mentioned earlier.  Try "ntpq -c lassoc" 

                      Ronan Flood <R.Flood at noc.ulcc.ac.uk>
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