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Re: how to set correct time?

On Fri, Apr 20, 2001 at 10:58:21AM -0700, Ross Boylan wrote:
> I installed ntpdate and can get the time when I query, but any time I
> try to set the time I get the error
> 20 Apr 10:45:07 ntpdate[13883]: no server suitable for synchronization
> found
> Does anyone have any suggestions how to get this to work?  Possibly
> relevant facts: Debian woody, 2.4.2 kernel, iptables firewalling, my
> system clock is set to local time (I dual boot with other OSs), and
> I'm pretty sure my startup and shutdown routines sync with the
> hardware clock.  I was running as root, using a dialup connection.

if your firewalling you need to open udp port 123 to incoming
connections.  even for ntpdate in my experience. 

Ethan Benson

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