David Kirchner dpk at dpk.net
Tue Nov 15 21:30:07 GMT 2005

On 11/15/05, dick hoogendijk <dick at nagual.st> wrote:
> I have a "ntpdate -b server" rule in my rc.conf before the ntpd daemon
> starts up. I get error msgs that the time server cannot be found.
> Is named run before or after ntpdate?
> Should I change the rule in something like "ntpdate -b ip" ?
> What is the rule of thumb?

Can you ping the server from another host while it's coming up, before
and during the time it is attempting to run the ntpdate command?

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