Subject: Re: ntp problem
To: Frederick Bruckman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Marcus Nilsson <email@example.com>
Date: 07/05/2004 13:17:49
I had the same problem as Partrick, building a new kernel as of today
also solved the problem.
Frederick Bruckman wrote:
>On Mon, 5 Jul 2004, Patrick Welche wrote:
>>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
>You're welcome, and thanks for the feedback.
>Hey, is your frequency changed after clock.c 1.83-1.84? My best
>timekeeper fell from ~157 to ~143 in 8 hours, and still falling.
>That's not bad, by itself, but together with the "too stiff" issue,
>it could lead to more problem reports.