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Re: Time problem with ntpd



On Sun, 2006-10-08 at 10:41 +1300, Rob Brown-Bayliss wrote:
> On 10/8/06, David G. Miller <dave davenjudy org> wrote:
> 
> > correct the reported time to prevent discontinuities.  It should not
> > have changed the time by 23 minutes over only a few hours.  You may have
> > something else going on.
> 
> Something else is going on, /var/log/messages contains lots of these:
> Oct  8 10:43:19 localhost ntpd[2481]: sendto(130.123.2.98) (fd=21):
> Invalid argument
> 
> which I tracked down to an old bug in ntpd going back at least one
> year where ntpd needs to be restarted when ever the network interface
> connection changes.  I don't understand why this is now a problem when
> it wasn't a problem last week, well other than the update from fc5 to
> fc6 of course :-)

Mine blew up sometime ago, and I just shut it off. Guess it's still not
fixed. I'm only 15 minutes ahead on system time, but the date is
correct. Life is good, Ric

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