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Re: ntpd won't set clock

On Wed, Nov 02, 2005 at 09:57:50AM +0100, Heinrich Rebehn wrote:
> Hi list,
> I try to use ntpd from openntpd 3.6.1p1-2 to set the system clock, but 
> it refuses to do so:
> root@pchome [~] # ntpd -d -s
> ntp engine ready
> reply from offset 3436.453723 delay 0.081319, next query 5s
> reply from offset 3436.457766 delay 0.087383, next query 5s
> reply from offset 3436.461693 delay 0.099266, next query 5s
> [many lines snipped]
> reply from offset 3436.323719 delay 0.136268, next query 30s
> reply from offset 3436.479255 delay 0.160401, next query 30s
> reply from offset 3436.444999 delay 0.152332, next query 30s
> adjusting local clock by 3436.456532s
> adjtime failed: Invalid argument
> Currently, the clock is almost one hour late. But specifiying '-s' 
> should allow to set it anyway.
> Any ideas? Googling and this ML did not bring up an answers.

I would advice you to use ntpdate or date to adjust the time in such a
manour that ntpd can cope with the diffrence. From the man of ntpd the
-s is for:

       -s statsdir
                     Specify the directory path for files created by the
		     statistics facility.


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