[PLUG] ntp link
bakilpatrick at verizon.net
Mon Jan 16 21:11:06 PST 2006
On Mon, 2006-01-16 at 15:27 -0800, Sean Whitney wrote:
> Being that Ubuntu is based on debian you might try the following
> Replace ntp.ubuntulinux.org with
> server pool.ntp.org
> in the ntp.conf file
> then, apt-get install ntpdate, this will update your hardware clock
> After it's started then /etc/init.d/ntp-server restart
> wait a few minutes then see if it's working with a
> ntpq -p
Here is the response from the machine after changing the ntp server and stopping
and restarting ntp-server.
remote refid st t when poll reach delay offset
blade.avnf.com .INIT. 16 u - 64 0 0.000 0.000
LOCAL(0) 18.104.22.168 5 l 49 64 3 0.000 0.000
If I read this right I am set to local time. I will do some more
looking for the place to reset to UTC.
> Bruce Kilpatrick wrote:
> > On Mon, 2006-01-16 at 00:56 -0800, Elliott Mitchell wrote:
> >>>From: Bruce Kilpatrick <bakilpatrick at verizon.net>
> >>>When Ubuntu is booting I noticed that it tries to link to the
> >>>ntp.ubuntulinux.org (I think) to synchronize the computer's internal
> >>>clock. It shows a failure.
> >>>What do I need to edit to get this to work?
> >>What is the error message?
> >>Your guess is correct, it is trying to use Network Time Protocol to
> >>synchronize with ntp.ubuntulinux.org. Could be a nameservice failure,
> >>overloading of that NTP server, or your clock is badly wrong. How do you
> >>prefer your clock chip set? Local time or GMT? With local time you end up
> >>changing it twice a year, but this is conventional practice with IBM PCs.
> >>GMT allows the clock chip to be set and only adjust for drift over time
> >>and the Unix timezone handling will handle DST correctly.
> >>The config for ntpd would be /etc/ntp.conf. Timezone is /etc/ something,
> >>`apropos timezone` should point to the correct man page.
> > If I set my clock preferences to UTC, which is the only other choice I
> > have at this time, I am showing about 16 hours ago (i.e. Noon today
> > shows 8pm yesterday.
> > Did I miss something?
> > _______________________________________________
> > PLUG mailing list
> > PLUG at lists.pdxlinux.org
> > http://lists.pdxlinux.org/mailman/listinfo/plug
> PLUG mailing list
> PLUG at lists.pdxlinux.org
More information about the PLUG