[ntp:questions] NTPD standalone slow star-tup

Chris Albertson albertson.chris at gmail.com
Wed Mar 7 18:07:42 UTC 2012


On Tue, Mar 6, 2012 at 7:03 AM, Igor Karpekin <job_igor at pochtamt.ru> wrote:

> The ntpd daemon starts, but the clients report the time provided by this daemon as invalid for first 3 minutes.
> How can I force it to come up quicker? 3 minutes is a bit too long.

Try using the "-g" option on ntpd.

But really, 3 minutes in not a long time.    How often do yo restart
ntpd?  Most people let if run for months at a time or longer


Chris Albertson
Redondo Beach, California


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