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

Joseph Gwinn joegwinn at comcast.net
Sat Mar 14 03:42:27 UTC 2009

In article <71vg2fFn8ir6U1 at mid.individual.net>,
 Ronan Flood <usenet at umbral.org.uk> wrote:

> 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"

Thanks.   I'll try this.

Joe Gwinn

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