[ntp:questions] ntpd

Harlan Stenn stenn at ntp.org
Wed Aug 3 09:57:14 UTC 2011


Actually, they are showing the same offset:

>> ntpq:
>> ...
>> *194.190.16.51 62.117.76.138 2 u 66   64  377   12.631 315.785 0.446
>> ... the offset is suspiciously high for all your peers (315 msec here).
>
> No. It's real pc. But as I clearly understand sntp-client shows other 
> offset:
>
> vvs at sigaev:~$ ~/work/ntp-4.2.6p3/sntp/sntp 194.190.16.51
> 2011-08-02 19:59:25.052161 (-0300) +0.315752 +/-0.018951 secs

No, sntp is saying your clock is off by 315.752 msec, and the slight
difference with what ntpq reports is probably due to ntpd doing its job
during the 66 seconds since ntpq last checked the offset.

H



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