[ntp:questions] Peer Review of ntpq -c rv

Alby VA albyva at empire.org
Fri Mar 9 13:23:10 UTC 2012


On Mar 8, 6:43 am, David Lord <sn... at lordynet.org> wrote:
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> >>>> David
> >>>  Does this mean there is something I need to tweek to get
> >>> my offsets lower? Could the delays from the remote NTP
> >>> servers be my issue?
> >> I don't know if that's the case. I setup my two servers
> >> to use the nearest ntp servers that didn't share the same
> >> sources. There are tools to assist in the ntp distribution
> >> or you can select from the list of public servers at
> >> ntp.org. The stratum is usually of no importance. I had
> >> several stratum3 servers in my initial selection but the
> >> same servers are now stratum2 or stratum1. By nearest, I
> >> mean those with shortest delay.
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> >> I'd remove the sources with highest delay, maybe just by
> >> marking as noselect.
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> >> My own server with gps/pps source gives a couple of blips
> >> each morning due to load from cron jobs. The other pcs
> >> show variations from load and from temperature.
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> >>http://www.lordynet.org.uk/mrtg/stats/ntp/
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> >  David:
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> >  Can I get your mrtg.cfg and perl script for those graph/stats?
> > I think mine are just mislabeled...
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> They can be downloaded from
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> <ftp://ftp0.lordynet.org.uk/pub/os/NetBSD/mrtg_ntp.tbz>
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> David




Thank You David. You are Da Man..  :)

-Alby



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