[ntp:questions] NTP/Linux Machine Issue
stenn at ntp.org
Tue Apr 26 19:24:08 UTC 2011
> > Dear Support,
> This is a newsgroup, there is no "support" as such.
> > I have a NTP server, and configure clients on it.
> > I am facing an issue that the offset is too much high so there a
> > difference in
> > the time between the client and the server, it is reaching 1 hour
> > sometimes.
> > NTP client version:
> > ntpq 4.2.0a at 1.1190-r<mailto:4.2.0a at 1.1190-r> Thu Oct 5 04:11:36 EDT
> > 2006 (1)
> Your client software is five years out of date, I suggest you update it.
That date seems to be the *build* date - 4.2.0 was reeased in October of
'03, so it's really 8 years old.
Since 4.2.0 was release we have produced 3 full releases, 2.2, 2.4, and
I am expecting 2.8 to be released this summer.
> > remote refid st t when poll reach delay offset
> > jitter
> > ===========================================================================
> > 10.200.37.37 220.127.116.11 3 u 35 64 17 0.898 1194.28
> > 147604.
> > *LOCAL(0) LOCAL(0) 10 l 32 64 17 0.000 0.000
> > 0.004
> > Hope you can help me in that
> > Yousif Qaddoura
> In your ntd.conf, remove the local clock, and add in three pool server
> lines such as:
> server 0.pool.ntp.org iburst
> server 1.pool.ntp.org iburst
> server 2.pool.ntp.org iburst
> If your alder NTP complains about the "iburst", remove it.
> Be sure that your PC is fairly near correct time in the BIOS, and that the
> time zone is correct. Retry NTP.
> Please note that I run FreeBSD and Windows, not Linux, so the above advice
> may not be correct in its detail.
What you wrote looks good to me.
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