[ntp:questions] outout of ntpq -p

unruh unruh at invalid.ca
Tue May 22 15:34:30 UTC 2012


On 2012-05-21, Atul Gupta <atul14.kumar at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am running my ntpd in ipv6 multicast mode, below is my conf file :-
>
> multicastclient ff05::101
> disable auth
> driftfile /var/log/ntp/drift
> logfile /var/log/ntp/ntp.log
>
> I am syncing with ntp server whose ip is :-  2001:5b0:3eff:fffa::310
> , which i can verify through my ntp logs ( below ) :-
> receive: at 8364 ff05::101<-2001:5b0:3eff:fffa::310 mode 5 len 48
> clock_filter: n 8 off -0.015410 del 0.000000 dsp 0.000960 jit 0.006433
> select: combine offset -0.015410374 jitter 0.006432542
> clock_update: at 8364 sample 8364 associd 16381
> local_clock: offset -0.015410000 jit 0.009358219 freq 8.668 stab 0.061 poll 6
> receive: at 8430 ff05::101<-2001:5b0:3eff:fffa::310 mode 5 len 48
> clock_filter: n 8 off -0.020993 del 0.000000 dsp 0.000959 jit 0.006987
> select: combine offset -0.020992699 jitter 0.006987410
> clock_update: at 8430 sample 8430 associd 16381
> local_clock: offset -0.020993000 jit 0.008973546 freq 8.585 stab 0.064 poll 6
>
> But, when i run ntpq program to check the ntp status, i get following out out :-
>
> # ntpq -p
>      remote           refid      st t when poll reach   delay   offset  jitter
>==============================================================================
> *2001:5b0:3eff:f LOCAL(0)        11 m   17   64  376    0.000    8.151  25.053
>
> It seems that ipv6 address doesn't accommodate completely in this,
> that's why i see incomplete ipv6 address ( 2001:5b0:3eff:f ), is there
> a way to fix this issue.

What is the issue? What do you need help for and why? Is it aesthetic? 
V6 addresses are too long for the V4 space alloted to addresses in the
output, so they are truncated. But why is this a problem?


>
> Please help!!!
>
> Regards,
> Atul.



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