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Re: BUG: check your ntpd, it may be dead



On Thursday 14 Apr 2005 20:58, Michael A. Peters wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-04-14 at 12:32 -0700, Florin Andrei wrote:
> > I suspect quite a few people are affected by this problem, but not all
> > are aware of it, ntpd being a less "visible" service:
> >
> > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=154759
> >
> > So, everyone, if you're running FC3 or FC2, please check your ntpd
> > service and see if it's still running fine. Perhaps poke at it a little
> > bit, restart the service and see if it comes up, even restart the whole
> > machine (if possible) and see if ntpd is launched automatically.
> >
> > The whole thing seems to be a crapshoot, on some systems (typically new
> > 2+GHz AthlonXP or Pentium M) ntpd is running fine, on some other systems
> > (mostly PIII/800 Coppermine in my experience) it dies instantly. Maybe,
> > if enough people report success/failure, a pattern will emerge.
>
> works fine for me in fc4t2 on an older Duron chip - which is acting as a
> time server for the rest of my lan.

I just did a service restart and everything said OK.

I'm running a 3GHz P4, 1G RAM, Intel D865PERL motherboard.

The PC clock is running maybe 0.3 second behind my Rugby MSF clock, but 
perhaps this is due to the time taken for packets to arrive from the time 
server, and is insignificant?


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