[ntp:questions] Problem with time synchronisaton

Harlan Stenn stenn at ntp.org
Sat Apr 12 18:24:27 UTC 2008

>>> In article <GpSdnbxEeNI8VJ3VnZ2dnUVZ_hqdnZ2d at comcast.com>, "Richard B. Gilbert" <rgilbert88 at comcast.net> writes:

Richard> BTW, if you didn't wait at least 30 minutes between starting ntpd
Richard> and getting the ntpq banner, you wasted your time!  Ntpd generally
Richard> requires about that much time to figure out exactly what time it is
Richard> and to beat your clock into submission.

Which is why we recommend using 'iburst', as with a good drift file ntpd
will have everything ready to go in about 11 seconds' time.

Harlan Stenn <stenn at ntp.org>
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