[ntp:questions] ntpd: time reset problem

David Lord snews at lordynet.org
Tue Sep 15 00:22:06 UTC 2009

John Hasler wrote:
> David writes:
>> Chrony gave a quicker convergence but doesn't seem to have equivalent
>> to 'ntpd -q' and I'm converging from many seconds and even with the
>> chrony equivalent of burst it takes too long compared to using 'ntpd
>> -q' to set time reasonably close.
> Use the chronyc "makestep" command to jump the time (makestep is only
> available on Linux).
>> On Ubuntu I can't get both chrony and ntpd to coexist from package
>> manager (conflicting packages).
> Use "aptitude download packagename" to download the deb to the current
> directory and then use "dpkg --force-conflicts -i filename" to install.
> Don't run both daemons at the same time.

Thanks, I'll give those suggestions a try.



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