[OT] setting the router time
glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Thu Jun 4 02:13:31 UTC 2009
On 06/03/2009 07:00 PM, Wade Smart wrote:
> NoOp wrote:
>> Ummm it's very helpful if you provide the exact router model & firmware
>> Most routers can be set for "Default NTP Server or User-Defined NTP
>> Server". If he has it set for user defined then it could very well be
>> that it is a problem. For example, on a Cisco/Linksys BEFVP41:
>> The Time settings allows you to select your time zone. In the dropdown
>> box, select the time zone you reside at.
>> Once you select the time zone, select the NTP server option Default NTP
>> Server or User-Defined NTP Server.
>> Default NTP Server Select this radio button to use the router's default
>> NTP server.
>> User -Defined NTP Server Select this radio button to define a specific
>> NTP server. You can find NTP servers on www.ntp.org. Enter the IP
>> address or host name in the NTP Server prompt.
> 20090603 2056 GMT-5
> The router is a linksys wrt45gl router running ddwrt verstion v24-sp1.
> But that really isnt the point - my question is, does the router, in
> general, get its time setting either from user input OR from an upstream
> source - like the modem.
Sure it is (the point). You are using dd-wrt which essentially
overwrites the basic cisco/linksys firmware. Ask on
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