ntpd problems

M. Lewis _fedoralist_ at cajuninc.com
Wed Jul 27 05:26:19 UTC 2005


Paul Howarth wrote:
> Sharon Kimble wrote:
> 
>> I have the following entries appearing in my 'XNTPD' section of my 
>> logwatch output;-
>> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>>  sendto(200.30.141.26): Invalid argument
>>  sendto(80.53.57.158): Invalid argument
>>  sendto(64.112.189.11): Invalid argument
>> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>> and it repeats. Where do I find the configuration file that lists 
>> these, and then hopefully I can correct it/them and get my time 
>> synced? I've looked in ntpd.conf but can't see it.
> 
> 
> Are you using pool.ntp.org ntp servers? These are probably IPs from that 
> pool. Is your ntpd actually getting synced? What's the output of:
> 
> $ /usr/sbin/ntpq -c peers
> 
> Paul.
> 
I had the same messages as Sharon. Turns out that
0.pool.ntp.org
1.pool.ntp.org
2.pool.ntp.org

are NOT resolvable from this location. Not terribly surprising, I'm 
located in Panama.

A few changes to /etc/ntp.conf and I'm back in business.





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