[ntp:questions] status information after ntpd -q

David Lord snews at lordynet.org
Wed Feb 5 00:20:47 UTC 2014


joeri delvoy wrote:
> the reason why i ask this, is because if i execute the sntp command several times, the offset remains around -621 :
>  4 Feb 15:25:33 sntp[19682]: Started sntp
> 2014-02-04 15:25:33.880851 (+0000) -621.641757 +/- 0.053009 secs
> 
>  4 Feb 15:28:24 sntp[19727]: Started sntp
> 2014-02-04 15:28:24.620626 (+0000) -621.655449 +/- 0.035538 secs

that might be because either:

sntp wasn't called with the correct options

user doesn't have privileges to set the clock


David



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