[ILUG] xntpd on RH 6.2
phil at redbrick.dcu.ie
Thu May 25 19:24:07 IST 2000
John P. Looney (Kate)'s [jplooney-ilug at online.ie] 30 lines of dribble included:
:> Just noticed that in the xntpd startup script, it has:
:>case "$1" in
:> # Adjust time to make life easy for xntpd
:> if [ -f /etc/ntp/step-tickers ]; then
:> echo -n "Syncing time for xntpd. "
:> /usr/sbin/ntpdate -s -b -p 8 -u `cat /etc/ntp/step-tickers`
:> # Start daemons.
:> echo -n "Starting xntpd: "
:> daemon xntpd -A
:> [ $RETVAL -eq 0 ] && touch /var/lock/subsys/xntpd
:> Any idea what I have to put into step-tickers to get it to work ? I
:>*think* it's just an NTP server but...
ntpdate takes ntp servers as it arguments
1 or more. Just basically stick in your list of ntp servers separated by a
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