Re: ntp: not synchronized?
On Sat, Aug 04, 2001 at 05:33:53AM -0700, Erik Steffl wrote:
> ktb wrote:
> > On Fri, Aug 03, 2001 at 11:25:02PM -0700, Erik Steffl wrote:
> > > I have the ntp running and see no error messages while it's running
> > > but ntptime returnes error, the time is few minutes off and ntpdc says
> > > 'not synchronized'. How do I go about troubleshooting? any help
> > > appreciated.
> > >
> > Kind of a guess but I'd try running -
> > /usr/sbin/ntpdate ntp.server.name
> > Maybe your clock is too far off for ntp to sync.
> jojda:/var/log# ntpdate time.ultimeth.net
> 4 Aug 04:23:17 ntpdate: no server suitable for synchronization
> that doesn't look good... looks like there's something wrong with the
> does it mean I have to look for some other server or is it possible
> there is something wrong with my settings?
> any suggestion which public ntp server close to san francisco
> (california) to use? (there is a document but for various reason most of
> the servers are unusable (too far etc) and out of the two I used two
> seem to be out of game (one does not respond at all)
You might try asking your ISP support desk. Perhaps they have their own server you will be able to connect to.
> why didn't ntp logs say anything?
> cat /var/log/ntpd
> 3 Aug 23:11:37 ntpd: frequency initialized -141.594 from
> 3 Aug 23:11:37 ntpd: using kernel phase-lock loop 0041
> 3 Aug 23:11:37 ntpd: system event 'event_restart' (0x01) status
> 'sync_alarm, sync_unspec, 1 event, event_uns
> pec' (0xc010)
> 3 Aug 23:11:37 ntpd: signal_no_reset: signal 17 had flags 4000000
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