[ntp:questions] drift file set to -500

Tom Smith smith at cag.zko.hp.com
Wed Nov 28 15:18:37 UTC 2007

Steve Kostecke wrote:
> On 2007-11-28, Tom Smith <smith at cag.zko.hp.com> wrote:
>> Yes. And one missing step:
>> After stopping ntpd, "ntpdate -b [server]".
> ntpdate is deprecated and no longer maintained.
> 'ntpq -gq' is the suggested replacement using ntpd.

And wait until it finishes, of course. Or use ntpdate
and proceed immediately.

More information about the questions mailing list