[Soekris] severe clock drift on net6501

Michael Stone mstone+soekris at mathom.us
Tue Sep 10 17:42:35 CEST 2013


On Tue, Sep 10, 2013 at 10:19:44AM -0400, David Mansfield wrote:
>After getting NTP setup, I noticed it wouldn't ever synchronize, and 
>every 15 1/2 minutes, a large adjustment would be made to the system 
>clock:
>
>Sep  9 10:12:54 hadrian ntpd[3452]: time reset -0.626500 s
>Sep  9 10:28:20 hadrian ntpd[3452]: time reset -0.643714 s
>Sep  9 10:43:29 hadrian ntpd[3452]: time reset -0.606849 s
>Sep  9 10:58:45 hadrian ntpd[3452]: time reset -0.633372 s
>
>Fairly consistently .6 seconds every 15 1/2 minutes or so.  I'm 
>wondering if this is indicative of faulty hardware?

More like a faulty ntp setup; it should do the same thing that adjtimex 
does.

Mike Stone


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