[ntp:questions] ntp stratum

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.co.uk.invalid
Sat Sep 27 12:19:53 UTC 2008

stephaneguedon wrote:

> server, stratum 16, offset -0.542495, delay 0.02582
> 27 Sep 13:24:57 ntpdate[14545]: step time server offset 
> -0.542495 sec

This indicates that the server isn't synchronised.  Your ntpq output 
suggests otherwise.  Could the two measurements have been done at 
different times?  Do you still get stratum 16 on ntpdate when ntpq is 
showing a *?

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