[ntp:questions] systems won't synchronize no matter what

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid
Sun Oct 31 06:44:02 UTC 2010


"Kevin Oberman" <oberman at es.net> wrote in message 
news:20101030210512.4C7BD1CC45 at ptavv.es.net...
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>> - no drift file appears to be specified (although it is mentioned) - I
>> had:
>>
>>   driftfile /var/db/ntp.drift
>
> That is  because FreeBSD does this in the /etc/defaults/rc.conf file
> (with the ability to change it in /etc/rc.conf).
> ntpd_flags="-p /var/run/ntpd.pid -f /var/db/ntpd.drift" is in this file
> and can be overridden by defining the variable differently in
> /etc/rc.conf.
> -- 
> R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer

Thanks, Kevin.  It seems that I may have ignored what FreeBSD, and used 
the standard way to define the driftfile instead.

Cheers,
David 




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