Time Updates

Mark Fraser kubuntu at mfraz.orangehome.co.uk
Wed Sep 10 14:25:07 BST 2008


On Wednesday 10 September 2008 03:27:51 Larry Hartman wrote:
> On Tuesday 09 September 2008 07:03:11 am Mark Fraser wrote:
> > On Tuesday 09 September 2008 02:33:33 Larry Hartman wrote:
> > > On Monday 08 September 2008 08:00:29 am Derek Broughton wrote:
> > > > Larry Hartman wrote:
> > > > >> .....I checked and discovered that there is no /etc/ntp.conf file
> > > > >> on my system.  This tells me that ntpdate was not reaching out to
> > > > >> any servers. I have since switched the "yes" to "no" and am
> > > > >> watching to see if this is now
> > > > >> resolved.  I also added your options that you posted previously.
> > > > >
> > > > > I restarted and no effect....was still 7 minutes or so behind from
> > > > > the last manual update of time I did three or so days ago.
> > > >
> > > > So look at the logs:
> > > > $ grep ntpd /var/log/syslog*
> > > >
> > > > --
> > > > derek
> > >
> > > absolutely nothing....this is plenty curious.
> >
> > I'm getting nothing here too. Manually doing a sudo ntpdate-debian works:
> >
> > 9 Sep 14:47:58 ntpdate[32107]: step time server 91.189.94.4 offset
> > -2.149841 sec
> > --
> > Registered Linux User #466407 http://counter.li.org
>
> Thanx Mark,
>
> Only one question, does this tell me when the time server was last polled
> by my computer, or does it actually poll and adjust my current time?

It polls and adjusts your current time. I'm sure there must be some way of 
getting to update upon boot.

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