On Fri, 29 Sep 2000 01:39:54 Ralf Baechle wrote:
> 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 The NTP API was outdated.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?
When I call it it's sleeping for several seconds.
And after that I get
29 Sep 07:49:37 ntpdate: poll(): nfound = 0, error: Operation not
which seems to loop then.
If I would have a working strace on my box I could tell you more :/
> > 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.
Yes, it's of course unrelated to the other problem - it's just
an explanation why ntpdate is of real use.
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