[ntp:questions] What exactly does "Maximum Distance Exceded" mean?

Ronan Flood usenet at umbral.org.uk
Fri Mar 13 16:31:11 UTC 2009

On Thu, 12 Mar 2009 23:31:11 -0500,
Joseph Gwinn <joegwinn at comcast.net> wrote:

> NTP version 3 is running.  I've been trying to find the command to give 
> me the full version, including dot (like 3.4y), and I get answers, but 
> don't know which one to believe, and if the version given is that of the 
> NTP daemon itself, or of ntpq, or of ntpdate.

It might get logged to /var/adm/messages or somewhere when xntpd starts,
but try

 ntpq -c "rv 0 daemon_version"

Ronan Flood <usenet at umbral.org.uk>

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