Strange ntpd error on a PE2650.
phr at doc.ic.ac.uk
Thu Mar 13 19:23:00 CST 2003
On Thu, 13 Mar 2003, Adam Williams wrote:
>ntpd is the network time protocol, used to syncing time on servers. Are
>you running xntpd? ps -ax|grep ntp will show it. If so stop it (i think
>/etc/rc.d/init.d/ntpd stop or similar) because you don't need it running
>unless you are acting as a time server.
ntpd has to run all the time, even on leaf nodes (clients), in order to
stay in sync.
>Better to sync your servers with time.nist.gov or time.noaa.gov if you
>want to keep all your servers clocks in sync.
Please don't, unless you're willing to be a publically accessible
stratum 2 server. You almost certainly don't need the precision, and it
degrades the service for other peers.
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