[ntp:questions] ntpd not talking to servers? (was Re: SIGINFO for Portable OpenNTP on Linux)

Ronan Flood usenet at umbral.org.uk
Fri Sep 4 15:20:50 UTC 2009

RedGrittyBrick <RedGrittyBrick at spamweary.invalid> wrote:

> So, no contact with NTP servers after 40 mins of running, even though 
> ntpdate can query those same servers quite happily.

"ntpdate -q" uses a high local port, ntpd uses local port 123.
If you stop ntpd, does "ntpdate", without -q or -u or -d, work?
If not, perhaps a firewall issue.

Ronan Flood <usenet at umbral.org.uk>

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