[ntp:questions] NTP shared memory driver

Martin Burnicki martin.burnicki at meinberg.de
Thu Sep 11 13:12:18 UTC 2014

Claudio Persico wrote:
> Just to understand:
> when I run ntpq -p, I think that a star (*) symbol should appear in the shared memory segment that NTPD has choose for keeping the time.

This is *only* if ntpd accepts this time source as "system peer".

> Does the fact that in my output of ntpq I can't see any star means that no one is filling the memory with good values or that NTPD has having some troubles with shared memory segments?

How about just running "ntpq -p" and showing us the output?

Martin Burnicki

Meinberg Funkuhren
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