[ntp:questions] NTP/Linux Machine Issue

unruh unruh at wormhole.physics.ubc.ca
Tue Apr 26 22:07:08 UTC 2011


On 2011-04-26, Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.org> wrote:
> On 2011-04-26, David J Taylor <david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid> wrote:
>
>>"Attribution Missing" wrote:
>>>
>>> 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 Your client software is five years out of date, I suggest you update it.
>
> Red Herring.
>
>>> remote          refid      st t when poll reach delay  offset jitter
>>> =====================================================================
>>>  10.200.37.37 85.91.1.180  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
>
> The problem here is that the client system is running in a VM.

Do you know that? I must admit that the jitter makes that highly
probable, but I donot believe he ever said that. The other problem is
that he has the local server.


>
>> 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
>> ________________________________
>
> The OP wants to sync this client to his local time server
> (10.200.37.37).
>

Apparently correct. But again we do not know that.




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