[ntp:questions] RE: How to change STRATUM on linux.

Hal Murray hmurray at suespammers.org
Thu Oct 19 23:41:36 UTC 2006


> server 127.127.1.0
> fudge 127.127.1.0 stratum 5

> So, basically ntp uses its local clock and then puts a stratum 6 on it.
> My local clock is sync'ed with a windows2003 server like this:

> Net time -S x.x.x.x set  , and put in crontab.

I'm missing something.  Why set the clock via crontab rather
than telling ntpd to use it as a server?  The latter will
get the stratum right without a local clock.

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