Re: rdate fails Y2K?
On Sat, Jan 01, 2000 at 11:51, Ben Collins wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 01, 2000 at 08:35:10AM -0800, Pann McCuaig wrote:
> > # ping time.nist.gov
> > PING time.nist.gov (220.127.116.11): 56 data bytes
> > 64 bytes from 18.104.22.168: icmp_seq=0 ttl=47 time=85.3 ms
> > 64 bytes from 22.214.171.124: icmp_seq=1 ttl=47 time=92.2 ms
> > --- time.nist.gov ping statistics ---
> > 2 packets transmitted, 2 packets received, 0% packet loss
> > round-trip min/avg/max = 85.3/88.7/92.2 ms
> > # rdate -p time.nist.gov
> > rdate: Could not read data: No such file or directory
> After looking at the source, it seems that either time.nist.gov was
> returning too much data, or none at all. Note, this worked when I used my
> ISP's local Solaris time server, so this isn't a problem in rdate itself,
> it has something to do with the time.nist.gov server. Now after checking,
> it seems that it is returning more data than rdate expects.
Thanks very much!
Off to find a different server.
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