Re: NTP-Server no longer available in Squeeze?
On Tue, 2011-03-01 at 19:55 -0800, Jimmy Johnson wrote:
> John Hasler wrote:
> > Jimmy Johnson writes:
> >> Instead of the 'ntp' server what you probably want is 'ntpdate'
> >> installed...
> > Ntpdate is deprecated.
> >> ...it's the client...
> > It is a client, and a very limited one. Ntpd is both client and
> > server. Use it or Chrony.
> Hi John,
> I appreciate your post and it's not the first time mentioned, I've been
> using ntpdate for many years and still do with KDE, so I don't
> understand the problem, ntpdate gets the time from a Internet server and
> sets my clock, I don't need to install a server to do that. So what is
> the problem?
As mentioned, I believe ntpdate is deprecated and ntpd -q (not 100% sure
of the option) is the preferred one-shot synchronizer - John