[ntp:questions] NTPD standalone slow star-tup

Dave Hart davehart at gmail.com
Wed Mar 7 18:32:20 UTC 2012


On Wed, Mar 7, 2012 at 18:07, Chris Albertson <albertson.chris at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

adding "minpoll 3" to the local clock server line should bring the
delay down to 32 seconds (4 polls 8 seconds apart).

Cheers,
Dave Hart


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