"Matthias F. Brandstetter" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > ---------- quoting Shantanoo ---------- > > Is the computer properly networked? can it ping yahoo.com? > > Yeah it is properly networked. I am connected via SSH now. > And of course I can ping yahoo.com and other sites. > > > the computer is not able to reach the ntp server. try pool.ntp.org > > The computer _is_ able to reach the ntp server. > See this example: > > [ 17:34 [EMAIL PROTECTED] ~ ] date > Fri Sep 10 17:35:00 CEST 2004 > [ 17:35 [EMAIL PROTECTED] ~ ] rdate time.fu-berlin.de > Fri Sep 10 19:57:55 2004 > [ 17:35 [EMAIL PROTECTED] ~ ] rdate -s time.fu-berlin.de > [ 17:35 [EMAIL PROTECTED] ~ ] date > Fri Sep 10 17:35:27 CEST 2004 > [ 17:35 [EMAIL PROTECTED] ~ ] ntpdate time.fu-berlin.de > 10 Sep 17:35:42 ntpdate: no server suitable for synchronization found > [ 17:35 [EMAIL PROTECTED] ~ ] > > I really wonder why system time isn't set, because as said I use the rdate > tool on another FreeBSD machine and the same time server w/o any > problems... > > Any other ideas?
Is your securelevel set very high? A high securelevel will prevent drastic changes to the system clock (although I don't remember what is specifically considered "drastic") -- Bill Moran Potential Technologies http://www.potentialtech.com _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"