john <firstname.lastname@example.org> a écrit :
| I wish to keep time synchronised by using my ISP's timeserver. This box
| is a stand-alone one, and I connect using a modem.
I personnally choosed some time servers on the net but the result is more
or less the same...
| After installing xntp3 and xntp3-doc packages, I find the docs far too
| complex to fully understand, and the program aims for far greater
| accuracy than I need.
I felt like yourself :)
| 20.19.55 xntpd  synchronized to <time server>, stratum =2
So it works : synchronized means your clock is or will (after a while) be
to the same time.
| 20.27.00 xntpd  synchronized to <time server>, stratum =3
You are synchronized again, so all is well. If not you will have some clear
| I can't understand the /var/log/ntpstats files (loopstats and peerstats)
They are mainly used to keep a very accurate synchronization. For a simple
and personnal usage, you do not have to log all these files.
| Are there any explanatory notes (preferably in simple terms) for the
| contents of the ntpstat log files? Can anyone offer any ideas as to
| where I should go from here?
I supposed you search xntp web site ?
email@example.com (Michel Verdier)
- Re: xntp
- From: John Hasler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- From: john <email@example.com>