Re: [gentoo-user] Simplest NTP client for standalone system?

2017-08-29 Thread Ralph Seichter
On 29.08.2017 14:52, Stroller wrote: > Any recommendations for a simple NTP client? Anything you dislike about net-misc/ntp, which you apparently use on that other system of yours? It comes with both ntpd and ntp-client, and the performance impact is minimal. > I *think* this is becau

Re: [gentoo-user] re: which NTPd package to use?

2014-07-28 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 28.07.2014 23:20, schrieb Stefan G. Weichinger: As far as I understand this: if other ntp-software is installed, systemd-timedated.service uses the ntp-unit with higher priority (in my current case chronyd.service) for ntp-syncing. So you may use the systemd-timedated.service to do

Re: [gentoo-user] /etc/init.d/: ntpd or ntp-client?

2009-02-13 Thread Stroller
On 4 Feb 2009, at 13:40, Justin wrote: pkg_postinst() { ewarn You can find an example /etc/ntp.conf in /usr/share/ntp/ ewarn Review /etc/ntp.conf to setup server info. ewarn Review /etc/conf.d/ntpd to setup init.d info. echo elog The way ntp sets

Re: [gentoo-user] NTP or chrony?

2006-09-26 Thread Hans-Werner Hilse
Hi, On Fri, 22 Sep 2006 22:28:28 +0100 Mick [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hmm, for some reason my ISP's ntp server does not work with my Gentoo (it works with WinXP): [...] What's this port time unreachable message - the rdate command times out of course. Well, the time port (37 tcp/udp

[gentoo-user] Simplest NTP client for standalone system?

2017-08-29 Thread Stroller
Hello, Any recommendations for a simple NTP client? I was surprised to find the clock wrong when I logged into one of my systems today. On another system I have net-misc/ntp installed. On it I have: $ ls -1 /etc/runlevels/default/*ntp* /etc/runlevels/default/ntp-client /etc/runlevels

[gentoo-user] ntp-daemons

2013-04-02 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
I always used net-misc/ntp for syncing time. Now I found net-misc/chrony and set it up looks good so far. Any opinions and experiences on the various ways of getting THE TIME? Stefan

Re: [gentoo-user] Setting the clock with ntp

2013-06-06 Thread Chris Stankevitz
On Thu, Jun 6, 2013 at 6:30 PM, staticsafe m...@staticsafe.ca wrote: emerge ntp ntpdate pool.ntp.org Thank you! Chris

Re: [gentoo-user] Simplest NTP client for standalone system?

2017-08-29 Thread Rich Freeman
On Tue, Aug 29, 2017 at 8:52 AM, Stroller <strol...@stellar.eclipse.co.uk> wrote: > > Any recommendations for a simple NTP client? > systemd-timedated? /me ducks... -- Rich

Re: [gentoo-user] How's the openrc update going for everyone?

2011-05-12 Thread Peter Humphrey
On Thursday 12 May 2011 10:23:42 Dale wrote: If ntp gives you grief, try chrony. I use ntp on one machine where ntp works well and chrony on my main rig since ntp sucks on it. Weird but it works. I've been using chrony for years. It's a nice piece of code: it keeps the clock in sync

Re: [gentoo-user] ntp-client doesn't start

2006-11-06 Thread John Blinka
Roger Mason wrote: I may be leading you astray, but that IP address looks like one for a private net. Is ntp-client looking on that private net for a time-server? It is a private net, but ntp-client is looking at pool.ntp.org for the time server. John -- gentoo-user@gentoo.org mailing

Re: [gentoo-user] System won't boot if CMOS clock is slow

2013-01-18 Thread Stroller
On 17 January 2013, at 15:35, Bruce Hill wrote: You've had lots of other suggestions here, but I think this is handled fine if you add ntp to the default runlevel (and assuming the system can connect to the net). The service would be ntpd (daemon) or ntp-client (client), but not ntp

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Latest unstable ntp not generating ntp.drift file.

2011-01-06 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Thu, 06 Jan 2011 11:31:30 -0600, Dale wrote: Well, I tried openntp for a good while last night and it was worse than ntp. It was adjusting the clock by something like 20 seconds at a time. Even ntp wasn't that bad. ntpd won't shift the clock by too much at a time. If your clock

Re: [gentoo-user] How's the openrc update going for everyone?

2011-05-12 Thread Dale
Walter Dnes wrote: On Tue, May 10, 2011 at 10:56:05PM -0400, Walter Dnes wrote Possibly one more problem, rdate seems to have stopped working for me. I've opened a separate thread on that. Not really. It seems that rdate is being dprecated in favour of NTP. I found an rdate

Re: [gentoo-user] WPA2 connection configuration?

2011-09-27 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Tue, 27 Sep 2011 17:08:45 +0200, Alan McKinnon wrote: The only thing I've noticed is that ntp-client doesn't run when booting. ntpd does run immediately after ntp-client fails. I'm not sure if that's caused by some delay in the wired network coming up using wicd or something else

Re: [gentoo-user] re: which NTPd package to use?

2014-07-26 Thread Dale
Alexander Kapshuk wrote: Howdy, Which NTPd package would the list recommend using, ntp, openntpd, or some other package? openntpd seems to be easier to set up according to wiki.gentoo.org. The list's advice would be much appreciated. I have used ntp before, seen others recommend

Re: [gentoo-user] re: which NTPd package to use?

2014-07-26 Thread Alexander Kapshuk
On 07/26/2014 03:18 PM, Dale wrote: Alexander Kapshuk wrote: Howdy, Which NTPd package would the list recommend using, ntp, openntpd, or some other package? openntpd seems to be easier to set up according to wiki.gentoo.org. The list's advice would be much appreciated. I have used ntp

[gentoo-user] Re: System Clock Problems

2006-02-12 Thread Harry Putnam
as a temporary workaround. Any ideas on what might have caused this recent change in behavior? It might be that the clock got off by more than ntp is willing to adjust. As I recall there is a threshold above which ntp will not go. Hopefully someone more knowledgable might confirm that. To cure that sort

Re: [gentoo-user] NTP or chrony?

2006-09-26 Thread Mick
On Tuesday 26 September 2006 14:05, Hans-Werner Hilse wrote: Hi, On Fri, 22 Sep 2006 22:28:28 +0100 Mick [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hmm, for some reason my ISP's ntp server does not work with my Gentoo (it works with WinXP): [...] What's this port time unreachable message - the rdate

Re: [gentoo-user] Latest unstable ntp not generating ntp.drift file.

2011-01-04 Thread William Kenworthy
Is the clock almost in sync? - if its too far out ntp will silently fail to sync (by design - large scale time steps can be destructive for heavily active databases for instance) Check out the -g option to ntpd in 'man ntpd' or 'tinker panic 0' in ntp.conf Also, has ntp.conf specified

Re: [gentoo-user] /etc/init.d/: ntpd or ntp-client?

2009-02-04 Thread Justin
. ... pkg_postinst() { ewarn You can find an example /etc/ntp.conf in /usr/share/ntp/ ewarn Review /etc/ntp.conf to setup server info. ewarn Review /etc/conf.d/ntpd to setup init.d info. echo elog The way ntp sets and maintains your system time has changed. elog Now you can use /etc

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: ntp-client doesn't start

2006-11-06 Thread Bo Ørsted Andresen
On Monday 06 November 2006 19:52, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: John Blinka [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I have a very old Dell P150ST laptop that I try to maintain Gentoo on. Every time I boot it, it complains ERROR: cannot start ntp-client as net.eth0 could not be started. One way

Re: [gentoo-user] Simplest NTP client for standalone system?

2017-08-29 Thread J. Roeleveld
On 29 August 2017 14:52:45 GMT+02:00, Stroller <strol...@stellar.eclipse.co.uk> wrote: >Hello, > >Any recommendations for a simple NTP client? > >I was surprised to find the clock wrong when I logged into one of my >systems today. > >On another system I have net-mi

Re: [gentoo-user] /etc/init.d/: ntpd or ntp-client?

2009-02-15 Thread Sebastian Günther
* Stroller (strol...@stellar.eclipse.co.uk) [14.02.09 08:29]: On 4 Feb 2009, at 13:40, Justin wrote: Except that here, ntp-client seems to start *before* the network, so fails to find the ntp-server. I'll investigate this more later. Stroller. If you have baselayout2 and openrc check

Re: [gentoo-user] /etc/init.d/: ntpd or ntp-client?

2009-02-15 Thread Stroller
On 15 Feb 2009, at 21:51, Sebastian Günther wrote: * Stroller (strol...@stellar.eclipse.co.uk) [14.02.09 08:29]: On 4 Feb 2009, at 13:40, Justin wrote: Except that here, ntp-client seems to start *before* the network, so fails to find the ntp-server. I'll investigate this more later

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: ntp-client doesn't start

2006-11-06 Thread John Blinka
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: One way that will probably work is to start ntp-client from /etc/conf.d/local-start local-start is the very last thing called during a bootup so if timing is the problem this would be a way to skirt around it. Just put whatever commands start ntp-client in /etc

Re: [gentoo-user] Latest unstable ntp not generating ntp.drift file.

2011-01-07 Thread Dale
Peter Humphrey wrote: On Friday 07 January 2011 22:48:27 Dale wrote: Any other ideas? You could still try chrony. Well, I tried ntp, openntp, the unstable ntp but I may give that a shot too. Heck, nothing else is working so couldn't hurt to try I guess. May wait until

Re: [gentoo-user] Server system date synchronizaion

2013-04-26 Thread Paul Hartman
On Thu, Apr 25, 2013 at 9:33 AM, Nick Khamis sym...@gmail.com wrote: Hello Everyone, We are trying to sync our server's time with an accurate ntp server, and was wondering which of the many solutions are considered viable. I did see the http://en.gentoo-wiki.com/wiki/Time_Synchronization

Re: [gentoo-user] Setting the clock with ntp

2013-06-06 Thread William Kenworthy
On 07/06/13 09:21, Chris Stankevitz wrote: Hi, What is the gentoo equivalent to this ubuntu command: apt-get install ntpdate ntpdate pool.ntp.org The first command installs ntpdate, a program that uses ntp to immediately set the clock, even if it is going to be a large adjustment

[gentoo-user] ntp Vs openntp vis a vis Plasma desktop

2017-06-16 Thread Andrew Lowe
Good afternoon all, Does anyone have any inside knowledge as to why 5.9.5 of KDE plasma desktop did not require ntp whereas 5.10.5 does? I use Openntp and been using KDE 5 for ages with the time being correct so was wondering why now the requirement for net-misc/ntp specifically

Re: [gentoo-user] /etc/init.d/: ntpd or ntp-client?

2009-02-04 Thread Drew Tomlinson
Neil Bothwick wrote: On Wed, 4 Feb 2009 13:38:11 +, Stroller wrote: So when I found the clock to be a week out of date I checked that ntpd appeared to be running (it was) and restarted it. The date remained the same. Stopping ntpd starting ntp-client corrected the date

Re: [gentoo-user] Time to move on?

2009-03-22 Thread Stroller
On 22 Mar 2009, at 22:07, Mark Knecht wrote: ... 1) ntp-update problems at boot time. Hmm, I'm not having any ntp-update problems on my machines. Have you submitted a bug report or searched the bug database? Obviously this isn't happening for everyone so if the right people don't know

Re: [gentoo-user] Update the clock using internet servers: recommendations

2008-11-24 Thread Dave Jones
Hi Damian, damian wrote on 24/11/08 21:01: In the past I've used htpdate to synchronize my computer's clock. But I would like to know what daemon would you recommend me. I'm searching for a lightweight option. ntp is a 'standard' ntp set-up. It needs some configuration work to get it running

[gentoo-user] Re: ntp-client doesn't start

2006-11-06 Thread reader
John Blinka [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I have a very old Dell P150ST laptop that I try to maintain Gentoo on. Every time I boot it, it complains ERROR: cannot start ntp-client as net.eth0 could not be started. One way that will probably work is to start ntp-client from /etc/conf.d/local

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Latest unstable ntp not generating ntp.drift file.

2011-01-06 Thread Dale
no problems with syncing. I have used ntp on another machine for years with no problems. I think this is deeper than ntp. That's why I am looking for something else. I don't think it is ntp itself that is the problem. I'm working on adjtime now. I plan to update the BIOS if that doesn't help

Re: [gentoo-user] systemd-197-r1 starts gdm-3.6.2

2013-03-04 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 05.03.2013 07:40, schrieb Canek Peláez Valdés: Sorry, long trip, just got home. I messed up NTP with hwclock. Anyway, I don't handle hwclock either: it's basically included in systemd: http://cgit.freedesktop.org/systemd/systemd/tree/src/shared/hwclock.c wow, and I thought there has

Re: [gentoo-user] Server system date synchronizaion

2013-04-25 Thread Dale
Nick Khamis wrote: Hello Everyone, We are trying to sync our server's time with an accurate ntp server, and was wondering which of the many solutions are considered viable. I did see the http://en.gentoo-wiki.com/wiki/Time_Synchronization. Our services are quite time sensitive. Thanks

Re: [gentoo-user] Server system date synchronizaion

2013-04-25 Thread Nilesh Govindrajan
On Thursday 25 April 2013 08:09 PM, Dale wrote: Nick Khamis wrote: Hello Everyone, We are trying to sync our server's time with an accurate ntp server, and was wondering which of the many solutions are considered viable. I did see the http://en.gentoo-wiki.com/wiki/Time_Synchronization. Our

Re: [gentoo-user] /etc/init.d/: ntpd or ntp-client?

2009-02-05 Thread Stroller
On 4 Feb 2009, at 21:29, Drew Tomlinson wrote: ... To avoid running ntp-client and ntpd, look at the -g switch for ntpd. It will make the big jump once and then keep the clock in sync. So NTPD_OPTS=-g in /etc/conf.d/ntpd ? Stroller.

[gentoo-user] Re: ntp won't synchronize

2006-02-01 Thread James
John Jolet john at jolet.net writes: But now when I run 'ntpq -p' I get: ntpq: read: Connection refused is ntpd dying? ps -elf|grep ntp should show you something besides the grep. Yep. Attempt stop it and start it again: /etc/init.d/ntpd start fails. Ideas? James -- gentoo

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: ntp won't synchronize

2006-02-01 Thread Dave Nebinger
James wrote: is ntpd dying? ps -elf|grep ntp should show you something besides the grep. Yep. Attempt stop it and start it again: /etc/init.d/ntpd start fails. /etc/init.d/ntpd zap to clear out the invalid status, then do the 'start' again. -- gentoo-user@gentoo.org mailing

Re: [gentoo-user] BS dependencies?

2006-02-26 Thread Boyd Stephen Smith Jr.
On Sunday 26 February 2006 04:21, gentuxx [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote about '[gentoo-user] BS dependencies?': Why in the world to I need Apache, php(4), and a whole host of other packages (22 to be exact) just to install NTP? Now, I'm assuming that the net-misc/ntp package is actually the daemon

Re: [gentoo-user] Update the clock using internet servers: recommendations

2008-11-25 Thread damian
I agree. I been using ntp here and it works fine. If you need help configuring it, let me know. Off list if needed, just put Gentoo in the subject line. Ok, thanks Dale. But I can you tell me if there is any difference among ntp and htpdate?

Re: [gentoo-user] ntp-client starting before net.eth0

2005-09-09 Thread Edward Catmur
On Fri, 2005-09-09 at 14:08 -0700, Daevid Vincent wrote: What determines the order that things in rc-update (/etc/init.d) start? I run ifplugd, and I notice that (as the title says), ntp-client is starting before net.eth0 and therefore can't find the pool.ntp.org site (of course). Look

[gentoo-user] Latest unstable ntp not generating ntp.drift file.

2011-01-03 Thread Dale
Hi, I been watching my clock here for a while. On my old rig, ntp kept the clock set very, very well. This rig seems to have issues. I tried the stable version of ntp and it just seems to keep resetting the time but not adjusting the drift file at all. I even adjusted manually once

Re: [gentoo-user] System won't boot if CMOS clock is slow

2013-01-18 Thread Paul Klos
correction to fix large clock errors on startup (there's probably an option for that). That's for ntp-client to do. In additon to being a server, ntpd _is_ an ntp client. Are you talking about running ntpclient (http://doolittle.icarus.com/ntpclient) instead of ntpd? I'm pretty sure

Re: [gentoo-user] ntp-daemons

2013-04-03 Thread Nilesh Govindrajan
On Wednesday 03 April 2013 05:06:00 AM IST, Stefan G. Weichinger wrote: I always used net-misc/ntp for syncing time. Now I found net-misc/chrony and set it up looks good so far. Any opinions and experiences on the various ways of getting THE TIME? Stefan I use busybox :D

Re: [gentoo-user] ntp-daemons

2013-04-03 Thread Marc Stürmer
Am 03.04.2013 01:36, schrieb Stefan G. Weichinger: I always used net-misc/ntp for syncing time. Now I found net-misc/chrony and set it up looks good so far. Any opinions and experiences on the various ways of getting THE TIME? Just two different hammers for the same nail. Another

[gentoo-user] Setting the clock with ntp

2013-06-06 Thread Chris Stankevitz
Hi, What is the gentoo equivalent to this ubuntu command: apt-get install ntpdate ntpdate pool.ntp.org The first command installs ntpdate, a program that uses ntp to immediately set the clock, even if it is going to be a large adjustment. The second comment tells ntpdate to sync the clock

Re: [gentoo-user] re: which NTPd package to use?

2014-07-28 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
... and if you use it to enable NTP syncing, systemd-timesyncd.service will actually take over the part of syncing with ntp servers. I also preferred chrony over ntp for the last year or so. Better with laptops etc. and quicker to correct time when there is large offset. What I haven't yet fully understood

Re: [gentoo-user] Simplest NTP client for standalone system?

2017-08-29 Thread Stroller
> On 29 Aug 2017, at 14:19, Rich Freeman <ri...@gentoo.org> wrote: > > On Tue, Aug 29, 2017 at 8:52 AM, Stroller > <strol...@stellar.eclipse.co.uk> wrote: >> >> Any recommendations for a simple NTP client? >> > > systemd-timedated? >

Re: [gentoo-user] Update the clock using internet servers: recommendations

2008-11-24 Thread Dale
Dave Jones wrote: Hi Damian, damian wrote on 24/11/08 21:01: In the past I've used htpdate to synchronize my computer's clock. But I would like to know what daemon would you recommend me. I'm searching for a lightweight option. ntp is a 'standard' ntp set-up. It needs some

Re: [gentoo-user] System time drift problem

2005-04-18 Thread Richard Fish
, and the adjtimex/hwclock/cron solution is really the only option for synchronizing the two, while NTP is the best solution. Indeed the normal case is for both system and hardware clocks to drift away from the real time. You mentioned you were behind a firewall and couldn't use NTP. I am curious, because

Re: [gentoo-user] Init scripts waiting for deps in progress

2007-01-08 Thread Uwe Thiem
On 07 January 2007 19:10, Daniel Barkalow wrote: I have the following set of init stuff: net.wireless depends on ipw3945d ntp-client depends on net net.wireless automagically starts when the interface wireless appears net.wireless is in the boot runlevel When I boot the computer

Re: [gentoo-user] wakeup in virtualbox vm?

2009-07-18 Thread Stroller
On 18 Jul 2009, at 09:49, Konstantinos Agouros wrote: ... Is there a way that the guest recognizes the wakeup and than sets the time using ntpdate or based on the clock of the host-os which is ntp-synchronized? I doubt it. I know little about virtualisation, so am ready to be proved

Re: [gentoo-user] Latest unstable ntp not generating ntp.drift file.

2011-01-04 Thread Steffen Loos
Am 04.01.2011 02:31, schrieb Dale: Hi, I been watching my clock here for a while. On my old rig, ntp kept the clock set very, very well. This rig seems to have issues. I tried the stable version of ntp and it just seems to keep resetting the time but not adjusting the drift file at all. I

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: System won't boot if CMOS clock is slow

2013-01-18 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Fri, 18 Jan 2013 18:08:50 + (UTC), Grant Edwards wrote: By default, ntpd doesn't seem to want to do a step correction to fix large clock errors on startup (there's probably an option for that). That's for ntp-client to do. In additon to being a server, ntpd _is_ an ntp

[gentoo-user] Re: System won't boot if CMOS clock is slow

2013-01-18 Thread Grant Edwards
On 2013-01-18, Neil Bothwick n...@digimed.co.uk wrote: On Fri, 18 Jan 2013 18:08:50 + (UTC), Grant Edwards wrote: By default, ntpd doesn't seem to want to do a step correction to fix large clock errors on startup (there's probably an option for that). That's for ntp-client to do

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: System won't boot if CMOS clock is slow

2013-01-18 Thread William Kenworthy
On 19/01/13 06:36, Neil Bothwick wrote: On Fri, 18 Jan 2013 18:08:50 + (UTC), Grant Edwards wrote: By default, ntpd doesn't seem to want to do a step correction to fix large clock errors on startup (there's probably an option for that). That's for ntp-client to do. In additon

Re: [gentoo-user] Server system date synchronizaion

2013-04-26 Thread Alan McKinnon
On 26/04/2013 20:54, Paul Hartman wrote: On Thu, Apr 25, 2013 at 9:33 AM, Nick Khamis sym...@gmail.com wrote: Hello Everyone, We are trying to sync our server's time with an accurate ntp server, and was wondering which of the many solutions are considered viable. I did see the http

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: another headless device-question: In search of the LAN

2014-09-30 Thread meino . cramer
James wirel...@tampabay.rr.com [14-09-30 14:24]: meino.cramer at gmx.de writes: Unfortunately, ntp-client is configured via rc-update (added to default) but after plugging in LAN the interface eth0 comes up and I have access via ssh...but the date is set to the beginnig of the UNIX

Re: [gentoo-user] rdate -s timeout for 129.6.15.28

2017-02-06 Thread Alan McKinnon
AM, <the...@sys-concept.com> wrote: >>>>> I installed "rdate" and trying to sync time on my new box but I'm getting: >>>>> >>>>> /usr/bin/rdate -s 129.6.15.28 >>>>> rdate: timeout for 129.6.15.28 >>>>> >

Re: [gentoo-user] NTP: ntp-client doesn't start

2006-11-07 Thread PaulNM
Christopher Kern wrote: Hope this helps... When investigating this myself, I found that I needed to set up a link to the service in /etc/init.d with this command as the root user: cd /etc/runlevels/default ln -s /etc/init.d/ntp-client . (no quotes, of course) This works fine at boot

Re: [gentoo-user] /etc/init.d/: ntpd or ntp-client?

2009-02-04 Thread Justin
Stroller schrieb: Hi there, I just logged into one of my machines that has recently been powered down for a few days - not a terribly common occurrence with my servers - to find a date of January 30th showing. I used to run ntp-client, but AIUI adding this to the default runlevel only

Re: [gentoo-user] /etc/init.d/: ntpd or ntp-client?

2009-02-04 Thread Alan McKinnon
the clock being set correctly by other means)   I thought I had configured ntpd with upstream servers separately from   ntp-client. ntp is one of those things that looks really easy and turns out to be horrendously complicated once you scratch the surface. The problem is not ntp itself, it's

Re: [gentoo-user] /etc/init.d/: ntpd or ntp-client?

2009-02-04 Thread Stroller
the machine's clock in constant sync. ... pkg_postinst() { ewarn You can find an example /etc/ntp.conf in /usr/share/ntp/ ewarn Review /etc/ntp.conf to setup server info. ewarn Review /etc/conf.d/ntpd to setup init.d info. echo elog The way ntp sets and maintains your system time has changed

Re: [gentoo-user] ntp-client starting before net.eth0

2005-09-09 Thread Holly Bostick
Daevid Vincent schreef: What determines the order that things in rc-update (/etc/init.d) start? I run ifplugd, and I notice that (as the title says), ntp-client is starting before net.eth0 and therefore can't find the pool.ntp.org site (of course). /etc/init.d/ntp-client shows depend

Re: [gentoo-user] /etc/init.d/: ntpd or ntp-client?

2009-02-04 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Wed, 4 Feb 2009 13:38:11 +, Stroller wrote: So when I found the clock to be a week out of date I checked that ntpd appeared to be running (it was) and restarted it. The date remained the same. Stopping ntpd starting ntp-client corrected the date immediately. ntpd

Re: [gentoo-user] /etc/init.d/: ntpd or ntp-client?

2009-02-16 Thread Sebastian Günther
* Stroller (strol...@stellar.eclipse.co.uk) [16.02.09 02:10]: On 15 Feb 2009, at 21:51, Sebastian Günther wrote: * Stroller (strol...@stellar.eclipse.co.uk) [14.02.09 08:29]: On 4 Feb 2009, at 13:40, Justin wrote: Except that here, ntp-client seems to start *before* the network, so fails

Re: [gentoo-user] Update the clock using internet servers: recommendations

2008-11-25 Thread Dale
damian wrote: I agree. I been using ntp here and it works fine. If you need help configuring it, let me know. Off list if needed, just put Gentoo in the subject line. Ok, thanks Dale. But I can you tell me if there is any difference among ntp and htpdate? This is the first

Re: [gentoo-user] Update the clock using internet servers: recommendations

2008-11-26 Thread Arttu V.
On 11/26/08, Dale [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: damian wrote: I agree. I been using ntp here and it works fine. If you need help configuring it, let me know. Off list if needed, just put Gentoo in the subject line. Ok, thanks Dale. But I can you tell me if there is any difference among ntp

Re: [gentoo-user] ntp-client doesn't start

2006-11-05 Thread Roger Mason
John Blinka [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: The laptop is old enough that the ethernet connection is by a Xircom pcmcia card, and this works well except for ntp-client. The claim that net.eth0 could not be started puzzles me since, after the machine boots, ifconfig gives eth0 Link

RE: [gentoo-user] ntp problem

2005-08-23 Thread Michael Kintzios
-Original Message- From: Bruno Lustosa [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 23 August 2005 15:30 To: gentoo-user@lists.gentoo.org Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] ntp problem On 8/23/05, Uwe Thiem [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: timeserver 217.160.252.229 3 u 26 64 3770.214

Re: [gentoo-user] NTP or chrony?

2006-09-22 Thread Dale
Neil Bothwick wrote: On Fri, 22 Sep 2006 14:26:20 +0100, Mick wrote: For a laptop . . . What do/would you use and why? ntp assumes a permanent connection, so chrony is probably a better solution. I thin it was originally intended for dialup use, but is well suited to a laptop

Re: [gentoo-user] ntp large drift (frequency error, frequent time resets)

2009-10-26 Thread Jil Larner
Hi, Alexander Puchmayr a écrit : I think I have a problem with the system time, which is considerable too slow. It looses about 3 seconds every 20 minutes (i.e. ~10 secs/hour or 4 minutes per day). This seems to be too much for ntp to compensate. Is it physical or virtual environment

[gentoo-user] dhcpcd-5.2.8 upgrade...

2010-11-27 Thread pk
Hi! I'm trying to upgrade dhcpcd to 5.2.8 (from 4.0.15). Currently it's not working so good... It compiles fine, gets a lease when rebooting... but ntp-client is not able to sync (to a remote ntp-server)... I'm also running a local maradns for dns-caching but no lookups are possible (with 5.2.8

Re: [gentoo-user] System won't boot if CMOS clock is slow

2013-01-18 Thread Stroller
an option for that). That's for ntp-client to do. In additon to being a server, ntpd _is_ an ntp client. Are you talking about running ntpclient (http://doolittle.icarus.com/ntpclient) instead of ntpd? I'm pretty sure he's talking about making larger corrections to fix larger clock errors

Re: [gentoo-user] Setting the clock with ntp

2013-06-06 Thread staticsafe
On Thu, Jun 06, 2013 at 06:21:32PM -0700, Chris Stankevitz wrote: Hi, What is the gentoo equivalent to this ubuntu command: apt-get install ntpdate ntpdate pool.ntp.org The first command installs ntpdate, a program that uses ntp to immediately set the clock, even if it is going

[gentoo-user] Re: another headless device-question: In search of the LAN

2014-09-30 Thread James
meino.cramer at gmx.de writes: Unfortunately, ntp-client is configured via rc-update (added to default) but after plugging in LAN the interface eth0 comes up and I have access via ssh...but the date is set to the beginnig of the UNIX epoch. I have to call ntp-client by hand. Meino

Re: [gentoo-user] rdate -s timeout for 129.6.15.28

2017-02-06 Thread Mike Gilbert
ut I'm getting: >> > >> > /usr/bin/rdate -s 129.6.15.28 >> > rdate: timeout for 129.6.15.28 >> > >> > Time setting works on my other boxes but new the new one :-/ >> >> I suggest upgrading to NTP, especially if the systems are power

Re: [gentoo-user] /etc/init.d/: ntpd or ntp-client?

2009-02-04 Thread Stroller
You can find an example /etc/ntp.conf in /usr/share/ntp/ ewarn Review /etc/ntp.conf to setup server info. ewarn Review /etc/conf.d/ntpd to setup init.d info. echo elog The way ntp sets and maintains your system time has changed. elog Now you can use /etc

Re: [gentoo-user] /etc/init.d/: ntpd or ntp-client?

2009-02-11 Thread Wolfgang Liebich
remained the same. Stopping ntpd starting ntp-client corrected the date immediately. ntpd will not change the time if the difference is too large, the man page gives the limit. You need to run both at boot; ntp-client sets the time immediately, no matter what the skew, then ntpd keeps the clock

[gentoo-user] NTP

2005-04-20 Thread Peng
I'm sorry to ask something so basic, but is there an Idiot's Guide to Time Syncronization on Gentoo Linux anywhere? I just can't figure the dumb thing out. :-( -- -- gentoo-user@gentoo.org mailing list

[gentoo-user] Re: Clock/Daylight Savings

2007-04-19 Thread Anno v. Heimburg
Randy Barlow wrote: Spring Forward. I use ntp and the like, and it seems happy being behind by an hour. I can use the date command to set it correctly, but after the next reboot it's back to its old games. Pointers? Check that you have your timezones set correctly. Unix systems track time

[gentoo-user] Disabling net.ath0 backgrounding

2006-10-04 Thread Grant
How can I keep net.ath0 from backgrounding at boot? I like to see the ouput and the backgrounding causes ntp-client, ntpd, and netmount to display a warning. - Grant -- gentoo-user@gentoo.org mailing list

[gentoo-user] Init scripts waiting for deps in progress

2007-01-07 Thread Daniel Barkalow
I have the following set of init stuff: net.wireless depends on ipw3945d ntp-client depends on net net.wireless automagically starts when the interface wireless appears net.wireless is in the boot runlevel When I boot the computer, it starts ipw3945d before net.wireless, but not in time

Re: Re: [gentoo-user] ntp problem

2005-08-23 Thread Michael Kintzios
From:: Bruno Lustosa [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: gentoo-user@lists.gentoo.org Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] ntp problem Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2005 14:50:43 -0300 On 8/23/05, Michael Kintzios [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Have you set all the internal clients up as stratum 3, your internal server

[gentoo-user] NTP or chrony?

2006-09-22 Thread Mick
For a laptop . . . What do/would you use and why? I can't be bothered setting my clock manually anymore and thought of moving on with the times (pun intended). :) -- Regards, Mick pgpzGJxCqThQR.pgp Description: PGP signature

Re: [gentoo-user] NTP or chrony?

2006-09-22 Thread Mick
On Friday 22 September 2006 18:41, Dale wrote: Neil Bothwick wrote: On Fri, 22 Sep 2006 14:26:20 +0100, Mick wrote: For a laptop . . . What do/would you use and why? ntp assumes a permanent connection, so chrony is probably a better solution. I thin it was originally intended

Re: [gentoo-user] Latest unstable ntp not generating ntp.drift file.

2011-01-04 Thread Thanasis
Try the following and see if it resets time correctly date 0101010101 /etc/init.d/ntpd restart date

Re: [gentoo-user] Latest unstable ntp not generating ntp.drift file.

2011-01-05 Thread Thanasis
I think you should prefer openntpd over ntpd, because I think openntpd is developed by openbsd, which means more secure ...

Re: [gentoo-user] Persistent modification time in the future

2011-03-27 Thread Alexey Mishustin
I did /etc/init.d/net-client restart /etc/init.d/ntp-client restart , rebooted, and got nothing error. -- Regards, Alex

Re: [gentoo-user] sntp error in rc.log post OpenRC migration

2011-06-04 Thread Tanstaafl
On 2011-06-04 10:02 AM, Indi wrote: Using ntp-client here, works just fine. Hmmm... what runlevel do you have ntdp set to? Mine is 'default'...

Re: [gentoo-user] hwclock -- sysclock and the ntp-client

2012-02-07 Thread Andrea Conti
Is your RTC driver compiled into the kernel? CONFIG_RTC_HCTOSYS=y CONFIG_RTC_HCTOSYS_DEVICE=rtc0 Those have nothing to do with the RTC *driver*. AFAIK on a PC the relevant option is CONFIG_RTC_DRV_CMOS andrea

Re: [gentoo-user] Server system date synchronizaion

2013-04-25 Thread Dale
Nilesh Govindrajan wrote: On Thursday 25 April 2013 08:09 PM, Dale wrote: Nick Khamis wrote: Hello Everyone, We are trying to sync our server's time with an accurate ntp server, and was wondering which of the many solutions are considered viable. I did see the http://en.gentoo-wiki.com

[gentoo-user] re: which NTPd package to use?

2014-07-26 Thread Alexander Kapshuk
Howdy, Which NTPd package would the list recommend using, ntp, openntpd, or some other package? openntpd seems to be easier to set up according to wiki.gentoo.org. The list's advice would be much appreciated.

Re: [gentoo-user] rdate -s timeout for 129.6.15.28

2017-02-06 Thread thelma
lled "rdate" and trying to sync time on my new box but I'm getting: >>>> >>>> /usr/bin/rdate -s 129.6.15.28 >>>> rdate: timeout for 129.6.15.28 >>>> >>>> Time setting works on my other boxes but new the new one :-/ >>&

Re: [gentoo-user] Simplest NTP client for standalone system?

2017-08-29 Thread Alan McKinnon
On 29/08/2017 14:52, Stroller wrote: > Hello, > > Any recommendations for a simple NTP client? you asking for the simplest? ntpdate in a cron ntpdate in anacron (for latops and machines that are frequently off) ntp is designed for timeservers that by design do not make the clock ju

Re: [gentoo-user] /etc/init.d/: ntpd or ntp-client?

2009-02-05 Thread Iain Buchanan
On Thu, 2009-02-05 at 13:04 +, Stroller wrote: On 4 Feb 2009, at 21:29, Drew Tomlinson wrote: ... To avoid running ntp-client and ntpd, look at the -g switch for ntpd. It will make the big jump once and then keep the clock in sync. So NTPD_OPTS=-g in /etc/conf.d/ntpd ? Stroller

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: System Clock Problems

2006-02-13 Thread Drew Tomlinson
this brute force method via a cron job as a temporary workaround. Any ideas on what might have caused this recent change in behavior? It might be that the clock got off by more than ntp is willing to adjust. As I recall there is a threshold above which ntp will not go. Hopefully someone more

[gentoo-user] ntp problems

2006-03-12 Thread David Corbin
ntp-client is in my default run level. However, when I it runs at boot time, I get this error message: 12 Mar 09:06:24 ntpd[9516]: cap_set_proc() failed to drop root privileges: Operation not permitted 12 Mar 09:06:26 ntpd[9561]: parent died before we finished, exiting If I run it as root

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