[ntp:questions] drift file set to -500

Steve Kostecke kostecke at ntp.org
Wed Nov 28 16:04:21 UTC 2007


On 2007-11-28, Tom Smith <smith at cag.zko.hp.com> wrote:

> Steve Kostecke wrote:
>
>> On 2007-11-28, Tom Smith <smith at cag.zko.hp.com> wrote:
>>
>> ntpdate is deprecated and no longer maintained.
>>
>> 'ntpq -gq' is the suggested replacement using ntpd.
>
> And wait until it finishes, of course.

# time ntpd -gq
ntpd: time slew -0.000121s

real    0m7.053s
user    0m0.020s
sys     0m0.028s

(using my ISP's time server located at least 15 hops from here)

> and proceed immediately.

ntpdate is deprecated and no longer maintained. It is known to set the
clock incorrectly in certain circumstances.

Save the 6 seconds if you wish ...

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




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