[ntp:questions] Not being able to sync the embedded target (client) with the host (server)

Harlan Stenn stenn at ntp.org
Fri Mar 14 20:14:19 UTC 2014

Hi Laszlo,

Laszlo Papp writes:
> Hi,
> I was told that this would not be a bug, although I could not figure
> out yet why it is not working. As far as I know, this should work
> simply by putting the following two lines into the client
> configuration:
> driftfile /etc/ntp.drift
> server 192.168.A.B iburst
> Yet, the time is not getting sync'd. This is the server configuration, fwiw:
> server 0.pool.ntp.org iburst
> server 1.pool.ntp.org iburst
> server 2.pool.ntp.org iburst
> server 3.pool.ntp.org iburst
> # restrict default kod nomodify notrap nopeer noquery
> # restrict -6 default kod nomodify notrap nopeer noquery
> restrict mask nomodify
> restrict
> restrict -6 ::1
> driftfile /var/lib/ntp/ntp.drift
> logfile /var/log/ntp.log
> I do not see any error in the syslog either. I have tried to use "ntpd
> -q" for a one-shot set without much luck. I am probably doing
> something fundamentally wrong, but I was not able to figure out yet.

Sorry we missed each other on IRC.

After you start, what is the output of 'ntpq -p' on that server?


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