[ntp:questions] Ruh, roh. Leap Second?
martin.burnicki at meinberg.de
Thu Jul 3 15:24:18 UTC 2008
Peter Laws wrote:
> Peter Laws wrote:
>> All are running RHEL 4 or 5 and are reasonably current on patches. None
>> use anything but the NTP version distributed with RHEL.
> Looks like my brand new, not-yet-in-service DNS/DHCP appliances recorded
> the leap second as well, so that effectively eliminates RHEL, since none
> of the appliances talk to anyone but themselves and those same three
That's also my conclusion.
> Since none of y'all got leaped GPS is probably not the culprit ...
The GPS satellites have not announced a leap second for the end of June, so
either (at least) one of the GPS receivers seems to have a firmware bug, or
at least one of your timeservers can be configured to insert a leap second
at a predefined date, and has been configured in a wrong way.
> So, I
> guess I need at least update the other TymServ 2100 to the last version of
> it's code and then to determine what that unknown GPS clock is and upgrade
> it if I can.
> Nobody else got leaped the other day? *No* one??
At least I haven't heard about any other wrong leap second event.
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