[ntp:questions] ntpd: time reset problem

Frank Elsner Elsner at tubIT.TU-Berlin.DE
Tue Sep 15 09:07:38 UTC 2009


Unruh wrote:
> Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.org> writes:
> 
>> On 2009-09-14, Frank Elsner <Elsner at tubIT.TU-Berlin.DE> wrote:
> 
>>> The relevant lines read:
>>>
>>> server times.tubit.tu-berlin.de       minpoll 6 maxpoll 8
>>> server ntps1-0.cs.tu-berlin.de        minpoll 6 maxpoll 8
>>> server ntps1-1.cs.tu-berlin.de        minpoll 6 maxpoll 8
>>> server zeit.fu-berlin.de              minpoll 6 maxpoll 8
>>> server ntp1.ptb.de                    minpoll 6 maxpoll 8
>>> server ntp2.ptb.de                    minpoll 6 maxpoll 8
>>> server ntp1.rz.uni-konstanz.de        minpoll 6 maxpoll 8
>>> server rustime01.rus.uni-stuttgart.de minpoll 6 maxpoll 8
> 
>> Why are you changing the minpoll / maxpoll ?
> 
>> Please try again without the minpoll / maxpoll modifiers.
> 
> That has absolutely nothing to do with his problem. In fact having a smaller maxpoll saved
> him sooner from whatever destroyed his time. Note that he is running a vm and the time on
                                                          ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Hä? Source for this please :-)

It's a Fedora box, running 24/7.


--Frank Elsner




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