[ntp:questions] Default config on Ubuntu doesn't work as client

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.co.uk.invalid
Tue Mar 11 07:18:35 UTC 2008


Michael B Allen wrote:

> Ninty minutes later the time is ahead of the time server by 36 seconds.

That drift rate is uncorrectable by ntpd. (It may step repeatedly,)
Normally this would indicate a seriously broken motherboard, although, 
in this case, it may be software related, particularly if any other 
virtual machine is trying to control the clock.




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