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Old 07-12-2004, 09:15 PM   #1
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Time syncronization?

My clock seems to be a little slow on my computer, is there a tool that would syncronize my computer's clock with that of some crazy atomic clock in some far off land for me?
Old 07-12-2004, 09:34 PM   #2
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You're looking for the ntp protocol.
Old 07-13-2004, 12:24 AM   #3
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Run the following command as root:

/usr/sbin/ntpdate && /sbin/hwclock --systohc

Since you're in Switzerland (or is that Interlochen, Michigan?), you may want to get the IP of a time server closer to you. You can find a list here.

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Old 07-13-2004, 02:39 AM   #4
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When I tried that, I get the following error:
13 Jul 15:33:26 ntpdate[3495]: no server suitable for synchronization found
What is wrong??

I tried many different servers on the list, using both the IP address and the name (eg

Any help is appreciated


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