Re: How fast should chrony close the time gap?
On Sun, Mar 30, 2003 at 04:44:51PM +0100, Alan Chandler wrote:
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> I have a server which is using ntp to synchronise with the outside world with
> My clock on my workstation seemed to get badly wrong this morning after
> playing a dvd with xine. It did not correct itself (I had been using
> ntpdate), so I installed chrony (which removed ntpdate). I manually changed
I don't think there should be a conflict between these two. In fact, chrony should
be using ntp to do the grunt work of talking to time server.
> the clock (using date -s) but of course it was not exactly correct. In fact,
> by running date in two terminal windows, one via ssh to the server, one
> locally I can see that the difference is approximately (+- 1 second) 42
> seconds adrift.
> Now, 6 hours later that time is still 42 seconds out.
> How long does it take chrony to start relying on the server time and start
> correcting the clock?
This is way too long. There is something wrong with your installation.
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> Alan Chandler
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Paul E Condon