[ntp:questions] "ntpd -q" is slow compared to ntpdate

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.neither-this-part.nor-this-bit.co.uk
Tue Oct 21 06:02:08 UTC 2008

Harlan Stenn wrote:
> Without my looking at the code or the RFC, I believe this means it
> will send a request to the listed host(s) and set the time to the
> first answer it receives, and then exit.  If the time is stepped it
> will DTRT regarding writing appropriate accounting messages
> (utmp/wtmp, as appropriate).  It will support at least one of the
> specified authentication mechanisms.


DTRT = ?


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