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Re: Decstation broken Was: CVS Update@oss.sgi.com: linux

To: Klaus Naumann <spock@mgnet.de>
Subject: Re: Decstation broken Was: CVS Update@oss.sgi.com: linux
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2000 01:39:54 +0200
Cc: Florian Lohoff <flo@rfc822.org>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com, "Maciej W . Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>
In-reply-to: <20000928220046.A22513@spock>; from spock@mgnet.de on Thu, Sep 28, 2000 at 10:00:46PM +0200
References: <20000928214002.B767@paradigm.rfc822.org> <20000928220046.A22513@spock>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
On Thu, Sep 28, 2000 at 10:00:46PM +0200, Klaus Naumann wrote:

> BTW: What did you actually fix ? ntpdate still doesn't work
> while ntpd seems to work ok.

The NTP API was outdated.

What is the sympthom you observe with ntpdate?

> But ntpdate would be a very good idea because ntpd doesn't handle
> large offsets ...
> And obviously the realtime clock of the Indigo2 doesn't work 
> correctly. So I was calling ntpdate at every bootup to get my 
> system in a usable state. Maciej, can you take a look at ntpdate 
> please ?

I recently found that the Indigo2 apparently has a different realtime
clock from the Indy.  If that's true it explains your observation and
is unrelated the other problems.

  Ralf

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