Launchpad insanity runs rampant

Nils Kassube kassube at
Fri Aug 12 16:42:46 UTC 2011

gene heskett wrote:
> I may yet see about openwrt, if it has an x86 compat build available.

Probably you need the file "openwrt-x86-ext2.image.gz" but I'm not sure
because I bever used it for x86.

> However, it appears I have this machine 'serving', an ntpq -p now
> shows: root at shop:/var/log/ntpstats# ntpq -p
>      remote           refid      st t when poll reach   delay  offset jitter
> ============================================================================== 
>  router.coyote.d .INIT.          16 u    -  512    0   0.000    0.000 0.000
> *europium.canoni    2 u   76  128  377 108.244   -1.016 1.676
> +coyote.coyote.d    3 u   10  128  377   0.153    2.510 0.479
> But the IP it shows above for this machine, the last entry above, is
> not this machines IP!  Methinks there may be a bug in that.  But
> we'll see what the long term effect is.

The IP you see here is that of the reference server for the remote
server. It looks like this:

my machine -> router -> remote server -> reference server

And that's why the column is marked as "refid". Try "ntpq -np" to see
the remote server IP.


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