[ntp:questions] ntpq -c

Richard B. Gilbert rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Wed May 23 01:18:58 UTC 2012


On 5/21/2012 9:58 AM, Luc Roels wrote:
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> Hi,
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> I am an NTP newbie but have been asked to debug a problem in our system. Our software uses the output of the ntpd -c "rv assid" 127.0.0.1 to determine if the NTP server is reachable and if it is synced or not by inspecting the filtoffset line.
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> On some machines this command takes up to 3 minutes. What is the reason it takes so long? Can anything be done do shorten this or is this normal behaviour?
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> Thanks for your help,
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> Luc Roels

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