[ntp:questions] Severe time drift for Undisciplined Local Clock

Steve Kostecke kostecke at ntp.isc.org
Wed Apr 11 01:54:16 UTC 2007


On 2007-04-11, Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.isc.org> wrote:

> On 2007-04-10, deon at nulan.co.za <deon at nulan.co.za> wrote:
>
>> My /etc/ntp.conf file has one line:
>>
>> server 192.168.222.100
>
> Your ntp.conf does not specify a drift file. This causes ntpd to perform
> a 15 minute clock evaluation every time it starts up.
>
> Your ntp.conf should look like this:
>
> logfile /var/log/ntp/main.log
> driftfile /var/lib/ntp/ntp.drift

Make that:

logfile /var/log/ntp/main.log
driftfile /var/lib/ntp/ntp.drift
server 192.168.222.100 iburst

-- 
Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.isc.org>
NTP Public Services Project - http://ntp.isc.org/




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