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Old 11-22-2007, 07:56 AM   #1
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Ntp time syncing problem when booting

I am using suse 10.1 and my my pc is syncing with ntp server correctly , When i restart the machine my pc is not geting the time from netserver

I posted the error below.

MyLinux:~ # more /var/log/boot.msg | grep NTP

Try to get initial date and time via NTP from
Starting network time protocol daemon (NTPD)<notice>startproc: execve (/usr/sbin/ntpd) [ /usr/sbin/ntpd -p /var/lib/ntp/var/run/ntp/ -u ntp -i /var/lib/ntp ], [ CONSOLE=/dev/console ROOTFS_FSTYPE=reiserfs TERM=linux SHELL=/bin/sh ROOTFS_FSCK=0 LC_ALL=POSIX INIT_VERSION=sysvinit-2.86 REDIRECT=/dev/tty1 COLUMNS=128 PATH=/bin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/usr/sbin vga=0x317 RUNLEVEL=5 PWD=/ SPLASHCFG= PREVLEVEL=N LINES=48 SHLVL=2 HOME=/ splash=silent SPLASH=no ROOTFS_BLKDEV=/dev/md2 _=/sbin/startproc DAEMON=/usr/sbin/ntpd ]

MyLinux:~ # chkconfig -l | grep ntp
ntp 0ff 1ff 2n 3n 4ff 5n 6ff
MyLinux:~ #

I am using rc5
Can some one help me
Old 11-23-2007, 08:51 AM   #2
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Try to get initial date and time via NTP from
I wouldn't point at any specific server for time, instead use one of the pool servers. Here is an excellent site on how to use pool time servers.


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