[ntp:questions] Re: Reach error codes
David J Taylor
david-taylor at blueyonder.co.not-this-bit.nor-this-part.uk.invalid
Mon Jan 23 13:45:13 UTC 2006
SivaKumar Subramani wrote:
> When I execute the "ntpq -p" displays reach value for all the time
> source as 377.
> What it means? When this shall be set to proper value and system clock
> shall be sync'd.
> ntpq -p
> remote refid st t when poll reach delay
> offset disp
> 18.104.22.168 22.214.171.124 3 u 696 1024 377 199.74 -725421
> 126.96.36.199 188.8.131.52 2 u 691 1024 377 199.89 -726021
> 184.108.40.206 220.127.116.11 3 u 707 1024 377 199.75 -723621
> What could be the problem?
> Thanks in advance.
377 means that you have full connectivity with the servers. It is the
The offset value (-723621) means that your system is -723.621 seconds in
error, i.e. about twelve minutes. Does that sound right? NTP would
normally have stepped your clock (after being up for a certain length of
time) to correct that error. It sounds as if something in your ntpd.conf
is preventing that step from happening.
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