[ntp:questions] Too high steps in time reset

Unruh unruh-spam at physics.ubc.ca
Tue Apr 22 16:09:17 UTC 2008

massimo.musso at gmail.com writes:

>Hello everybody.

>Since years, I've configured a ntp server to keep aligned thousand of
>host in a private network where the time is vital.
>But in the last month I experienced a problem because my ntp server
>syncronize resets time with large steps (5-20 seconds) and this causes
>problems in my network. I don't understand how can it happen.

>My ntp server is a Linux RedHat 7.3 server and, shortly, /etc/ntp.conf
>is configured in this way:

Might I suggest you upgrade. Both the computer and the software. It sounds
like both at over 5 years old. 

iI think you are having hardware problems. 

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