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Old 12-04-2001, 06:29 AM   #1
Bee
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Unhappy ntpd setup/startup


I'm struggling to get ntp working.

What I want to do is synchronize two PCs in the same room: their clocks are nowhere near similar in rate, you can visibly see the drift over a couple of days - in just a week they are nearly a minute out. I need them to be much more accurate for some tests I have to run.

I'm running SUSE Linux 7.1. I can't see any evidence of NTP within the distribution so I've downloaded the package from rpmfind.net and installed it...and tried to run it.

ntp seems to be unable to talk to the other PC, which I can ping, and in fact I regularly ftp files between the two. Therefore, I've obviously set up something wrong, but cannot work out what from the documentation - because it assumes that you want to use an internet time server.

I have put ntp on both machines and set up config files, one listing the other machine as server, and one listing the other machine as peer.

I do hope you can enlighten me!


Thanks ever so much,

Bee
 
  


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