[ntp:questions] Offset Average (Normal)?

Alby VA albyva at empire.org
Wed Mar 14 11:16:08 UTC 2012


On Mar 14, 2:55 am, "David J Taylor" <david-
tay... at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid> wrote:
> "Alby VA" <alb... at empire.org> wrote in message
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> > Hmmmmm, what do you think about this command for getting
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> > tail -n1 -r loopstats | awk '{print $3}'
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> > tail -n1 -r loopstats  = This looks at the last line of the loopstat
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> > awk  '{print $3}' === This pulls the data from the 3rd field which is
> > the offset info
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> > Example:
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> > godzilla# tail -n1 -r loopstats | awk '{print $3}'
> > 0.000002814
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> > If you could code that into a perl script that MRTG uses, we'd be
> > golden.
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> To work over a network, I really need data which is available through the
> standard ntpq command.  You are welcome to find a Perl expert who could
> coude that for your local PC, though.
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> I will raise a bug report for NTP about the precision of the data being
> sometimes now marginal.
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> Cheers,
> David



 Thanks. That bug report sounds like the best plan of attack.
Can that bug report be tracked to see if any action is taken?



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