[ntp:questions] Meinberg - GPS170PCI - ntpdate for step sync?

Steve Kostecke kostecke at ntp.isc.org
Thu Jul 12 14:52:12 UTC 2007

On 2007-07-12, Thierry MARTIN <thierry-martin at ifrance.com> wrote:

> I tried and run "ntpd -gq"; my "new" problem is that it takes more
> than 1 mn to complete. Considering this operation takes place when ntp
> service is started, this is too long.

Create an /etc/ntp.boot file which contains a selection of trusted time
servers which wil be used to initially set your clock.

Then change your ntpd init script to use the alternate configuration
file for the initial time setting:

	ntpq -gq -c /etc/ntp.boot

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

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