[ntp:questions] FreeBSD refclock error

Jason Rabel jason at extremeoverclocking.com
Tue Aug 14 12:51:15 UTC 2007


> ACK, thanks also for these tips.
> 
> Next newbie question: Is ".GPS." the correct refid I should see?
> 
> lancelot# ntpq -p
> remote      refid      st t when poll reach   delay   offset jitter
> =====================================================================
> *time.domain.tld .GPS.  1 u   33   64  377    0.746  -40.803 20.547
>

The 'refid', in this case 'GPS' is the source which time.domain.tld is
synced to. If it was synced to another NTP server then it would list its IP
there. You really should use more than one server to sync to... 4 is
generally the recommended minimum.




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