[ntp:questions] Re: synchronization
martin.burnicki at meinberg.de
Mon Mar 13 09:45:22 UTC 2006
Steve Kostecke wrote:
> On 2006-03-09, Ron Croonenberg <ronc at depauw.edu> wrote:
>> 9 Mar 09:06:21 ntpd: time reset 1.734569 s
>> 9 Mar 09:30:03 ntpd: time reset 1.740734 s
>> So I either have a problem in the server and client config files or I
>> am facing another problem ?
> Frequent time steps are a sign that your clock drift exceeds that rate
> that ntpd is able to control (the max is 500PPM / day).
> This could be a hardware problem, an OS problem, or both.
Or there is another program running which is periodically run (maybe by a
cron job), or just periodically changes the time and thus works against
ntpd. Stopping that program or removing that cron job should fix the
problem in this case.
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