ntpd v4.2 problem

Kevin Oberman oberman at es.net
Wed Nov 24 08:35:39 PST 2004

> Date: Wed, 24 Nov 2004 10:35:46 +0900
> From: Rob <spamrefuse at yahoo.com>
> Sender: owner-freebsd-stable at freebsd.org
> Harlan Stenn wrote:
> > This would be "use -g with ntpd and forget about ntpdate."
> > 
> > H
> > --
> > 
> >>>But make sure your clocks are in sink at the start by using date.
> >>
> >>or add "-g" with the ntpdate_flags, to forcefully adjust time
> >>at the very beginning.
> Yes, you're right. Thanks for the correctoin and apologies
> for my mistake.

If you plan on using "ntpd -g" to set the time at boot, I would also
strongly urge you to consider the use of 'iburst' on the peer/server
lines in you configuration file or you might get bored waiting for the
time to sync.
R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer
Energy Sciences Network (ESnet)
Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab)
E-mail: oberman at es.net			Phone: +1 510 486-8634

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