[ntp:questions] network is unreachable.

Unruh unruh-spam at physics.ubc.ca
Wed Nov 19 22:22:10 UTC 2008

varrunashok at yahoo.com (Varrun Ashok) writes:

>hello everybody,
> I have created my own OS using the 'cross linux from scratch ' online book.

sounds dangerous. 

> then I installed ntp4-4.2.4p4 version onto the OS.
> I even created an ntp.conf file with the following data
> server mode 2 minpoll 4 prefer iburst
> fudge refid GPS flag3 0 flag2 1 stratum 0.

Do you really have a gps unit plugged into the serial port of your computer
which understands the nmea protocol? You do not mention that you do.

Also look in /var/log/messages for messages from the ntpd daemon.

> (there cant be mistake in this because this worked in RH4 linux)
> however i am facing problems:
> after the kernel i created  booted i get the following message:
> 1)
> NET: Registered protocol family 10
> lo:disabled privacy extensions
> libisc/ifiter_ioctl.c 567 REQUIRE (iter->pos<(unsigned int) iter->ifc.ifc_len)failed
> 2)then after logging as root i typr ntpd nothing is output.
> 3)then i type ntpq i get the message:
> ntpq:connect:network is unreachable
> if anybody know how to overcome this error please reply.
> if you have any suggestions please tell me.
> Thanking you,
> regards,
> varrun ashok

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