[ntp:questions] no servers, synchronized, time reset

unruh unruh at invalid.ca
Tue Feb 26 19:23:35 UTC 2013

On 2013-02-26, Trevor Woerner <twoerner at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi David,
> Thank you for your reply.
> On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 10:09 AM, David Taylor
><david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid> wrote:
>> The current NTP is 4.2.6, with 4.2.7 at an advanced development stage. My first suggestion would be to update to at least the current NTP and see whether the problem disappears.
>> 4.2.0a may be some 10 years old.
> I have replaced ntpd, ntpdate, ntpq, and tickadj on my client with a
> build I just performed of ntp-dev-4.2.7p357. I configured this build
> with the following options:
>     --enable-accurate-adjtime
>     --enable-simulator
>     --enable-step-slew
>     --enable-ntpdate-step
>     --enable-hourly-todr-sync
> I hope these seem reasonable.
> I'm hoping to have a look at the simulator and perhaps give that a whirl.
> I couldn't help notice that this build produced an ntpdate program; I
> thought ntpdate was deprecated for "ntpd -q"?

It is deprecated and has been for what is it 15 years? Whether it will
ever actually be eliminated is another question as that would probably
produce howls of outrage, since lots of people still use it. 

> Best regards,
>     Trevor

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