Subject: Re: ntp problem
To: Frederick Bruckman <>
From: Patrick Welche <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/05/2004 10:13:36
On Sun, Jul 04, 2004 at 04:46:16PM -0500, Frederick Bruckman wrote:
> Simply put, if the value in
> "/var/db/ntp.drift" is way off base, it could take days to straighten
> out, even if nothing else is wrong. If that's the only problem, you
> just need to manually change it to something close to where it's
> supposed to be before starting "ntpd".

That was it - in fact without touching anything, things have settled. I
thought that after an ntpdate all would be well, but forgot about

Thank you,