how to update system time?
geert.hendrickx at ua.ac.be
Fri Sep 10 14:32:07 PDT 2004
On Fri, Sep 10, 2004 at 08:00:52PM +0200, Matthias F. Brandstetter wrote:
> ---------- quoting Shantanoo ----------
> > Is the computer properly networked? can it ping yahoo.com?
> Yeah it is properly networked. I am connected via SSH now.
> And of course I can ping yahoo.com and other sites.
> > the computer is not able to reach the ntp server. try pool.ntp.org
> The computer _is_ able to reach the ntp server.
> See this example:
> [ 17:34 mx2 at ebox ~ ] date
> Fri Sep 10 17:35:00 CEST 2004
> [ 17:35 mx2 at ebox ~ ] rdate time.fu-berlin.de
> Fri Sep 10 19:57:55 2004
> [ 17:35 mx2 at ebox ~ ] rdate -s time.fu-berlin.de
> [ 17:35 mx2 at ebox ~ ] date
> Fri Sep 10 17:35:27 CEST 2004
> [ 17:35 mx2 at ebox ~ ] ntpdate time.fu-berlin.de
> 10 Sep 17:35:42 ntpdate: no server suitable for synchronization found
> [ 17:35 mx2 at ebox ~ ]
> I really wonder why system time isn't set, because as said I use the rdate
> tool on another FreeBSD machine and the same time server w/o any
> Any other ideas?
> Greetings, Matthias
Note that rdate and ntpdate don't use the same protocol. rdate uses RFC
868, whereas ntpdate uses RFC 2030 ("NTP"). So maybe this server
doesn't offer both?
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