[ILUG] Time sync on dialup
kenn at bluetree.ie
Tue Nov 26 14:50:04 GMT 2002
> The docs for ntpd say that ntpd -q is equivalent to ntpdate, and
> that it is
> preferred over ntpdate. -q should make ntpd quit after it completes one
> synchronisation, but it doen't seem to quit for me. It completes
> a sync and
> adjusts my machine's time correctly within a couple of minutes of
> ntpd (from ip-up) but then the process hangs around forever. I haven't
> been able to figure out why yet.
> If I was to leave ntpd running permanently is there any way that
> I can poke
> it into life when a dial-up connection is made (i.e. from ip-up)? ntpd
> doesn't seem to notice short duration connections that last only 10 or 15
At home, watching syslog shows that the ntpd shipped with RH7.2
spots that the connection is up within tens of seconds.
In any case, a
service ntpd restart
in your ip-up.local should give it a kick.
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