NTP fails synchronization with server at startup
craigwhite at azapple.com
Wed Dec 5 01:33:32 UTC 2007
On Wed, 2007-12-05 at 01:24 +0000, Paul Smith wrote:
> On Dec 4, 2007 11:49 PM, Steven Stern <subscribed-lists at sterndata.com> wrote:
> > > I have NTP configured to synchronize with a server at startup, but it
> > > always fails that as reported by F8 during the booting.
> > > Notwithstanding:
> > >
> > > # /sbin/service ntpd restart
> > > Shutting down ntpd: [ OK ]
> > > ntpd: Synchronizing with time server: [ OK ]
> > > Starting ntpd: [ OK ]
> > > #
> > >
> > > Any ideas?
> > How long after the network starts does ntpd start? The network
> > connection might not be quite there. Maybe add a "sleep 10" to the ntpd
> > file in init.d?
> How can I add such a sleep? Should I add the line
> sleep 10
> at the end of the ntpd file?
personally, I like the idea of turning off ipv6 and rebooting better.
If you want to add the sleep 10, probably in the start section after
[ -x /usr/sbin/ntpd ] || exit 5
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