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Re: ntpq no longer working -



How do,

On Mon, 2006-05-22 at 07:32 -0400, Bob Goodwin wrote:
> Tim wrote:
> > On Mon, 2006-05-22 at 04:17 -0400, Bob Goodwin wrote:
> >   
> >> server 
> >> clock2.redhat.com                                                       
> >> server 
> >> ntp-1.cns.vt.edu                                                        
> >> server 
> >> ntp-2.cns.vt.edu                                                        
> >> server 
> >> ntp-3.cns.vt.edu                                                        
> >> server ntp-4.cns.vt.edu
> >>     
> >
> >
> > Cut and paste error?  They should all look more like:
> >
> > server clock2.redhat.com                                                       
> > server ntp-1.cns.vt.edu                                                        
> > server ntp-2.cns.vt.edu                                                        
> > server ntp-3.cns.vt.edu                                                        
> > server ntp-4.cns.vt.edu
> >   
> Yes, that is exactly what it looks like before Mozilla Compose mutilated 
> them
> in producing "plain text."
> > Those domains all resolve, here.  But I don't think you're doing
> > yourself any favours by referring to a bunch of NTP servers at the same
> > location.  You want a collection of different servers, else you might
> > believe a set of servers to be true, that believe themselves to all be
> > true, when they're not (they might all be referencing themselves).
> >   
> Originally I had three different sources within a few hundred miles in
> hope of minimizing delays, some went away over time and the two left always
> worked well enough for my purposes.  Your suggestion is obviously valid. 
> But I still can't see what's happening, since ntpq doesn't work even when I
> reduce the list to just the Redhat server.
> > I picked a collection that come from different locations:
> >
> > server 0.pool.ntp.org iburst
> > server 1.pool.ntp.org iburst
> > server 2.pool.ntp.org iburst
> >
> > Plus a couple of more local ones, to me (au.pool.ntp.org and my ISP's)
> I can do something similar but first need to fix my problem.

Any hints/errors in /var/log/ntp?

> Bob

taharka

Lexington, Kentucky U.S.A.


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