[ntp:questions] ntpq -p versus ntpstat
ghthaker at gmail.com
Wed Apr 6 16:50:19 UTC 2011
I am running ntp on a fedora 12 machine. The time sync error/offset
values reported by ntpserver and "ntpq -p" are quite different. I have
always tended to rely on "ntpq -p". Is there an explanation for this
difference? My Fedora 12 machine has been up overnight.
Thanks for any comments.
synchronised to NTP server (192.168.252.3) at stratum 6
time correct to within 79 ms
polling server every 16 s
# ntpq -p
remote refid st t when poll reach delay
*ops 192.168.100.1 5 u 2 16 377 0.100 -1.831 0.245
Note: ops has IP address 192.168.252.3
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