[ntp:questions] Leap not in sync NTP

kamal c kamalc202 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 4 11:19:46 UTC 2018

i am trying to sync NTP with GPS . i'm not using gpsd, i'm using a c code
to put
populate the structure of the ntp as follows.

struct shmTime {
        int    mode;         //0
        int    count;
        time_t clockTimeStampSec;    //converting the data from the gps
reciever into seconds
        int    clockTimeStampUSec;  // getting the microseconds from os
        time_t receiveTimeStampSec; // seconds from os
        int    receiveTimeStampUSec;
        int    leap;               //0 (not sure what to fill)
        int    precision;          //not sure what to fill
        int    nsamples;           //not sure what to fill
        int    valid;

my ntp.conf file is:
enable stats
statistics clockstats peerstats loopstats rawstats sysstats
statsdir /var/log/ntpstats/
filegen clockstats file clockstats type pid enable
filegen peerstats file peerstats type pid enable
filegen loopstats file loopstats type pid enable
filegen rawstats file rawstats type pid enable
filegen sysstats file sysstats type pid enable

driftfile /var/log/ntp.drift    # path for drift file
logfile /var/log/ntp.log        # alternate log file

# shared memory configuration
server minpoll 4 maxpoll 4
fudge time1 0.420 flag1 1 refid SHM1 stratum 2

server minpoll 4 maxpoll 4 prefer
fudge time1 0.420 flag1 1 refid SHM2 stratum 2
my ntpq -p is:

     remote           refid      st t when poll reach   delay   offset
*SHM(0)          .SHM1.           2 l    1   16  377    0.000  1425.68
 SHM(1)          .SHM2.           2 l    -   16    0    0.000    0.000

NTP is selecting the shared memory as the server as there is a * indicated

But when i am running the ntpdate -d <ip of the server>
i am getting  "server dropped : leap not in sync"

And when i run ntpq -c rl in the server the output is:
associd=0 status=c413 leap_alarm, sync_uhf_radio, 1 event, spike_detect,
version="ntpd 4.2.8p11 at 1.3728 Mon Jul  9 09:02:16 UTC 2018 (1)",
processor="i686", system="Linux/4.8.0-36-generic", leap=11, stratum=3,
precision=-24, rootdelay=0.000, rootdisp=1429.253, refid=SHM(0),
reftime=df393e4d.1d6cd725  Tue, Sep  4 2018 10:24:29.114,
clock=df393e55.0ce07222  Tue, Sep  4 2018 10:24:37.050, peer=53967, tc=4,
mintc=3, offset=0.000000, frequency=500.000, sys_jitter=0.000000,
clk_jitter=0.000, clk_wander=0.000

the leap field is 11 which means the server is not in sync . i'm running
for 1 hr but still no sync

is it the shared memory problem??

what am i doing wrong??

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