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Re: xntp configuration as client only
On Sun, Jan 14, 2001 at 02:09:06PM -0600, Claus wrote:
> Ok, now I really feel stupid.
> I try to use xntp to synchronize my clock and did the following:
> Installed the package via "pkg_add
> Then I created the file /etc/ntp.conf with the following content
> server tick.usno.navy.mil
> server time.iastate.edu
> driftfile /etc/ntp.drift
> And created a blank /etc/ntp.drift file and rebooted.
Did you edit /etc/rc.conf and set ntp to YES before you rebooted? That will
insure xntpd starts at boot time out of rc.securelevel.
You can also start ntpd by hand as root like:
/usr/local/sbin/ntpd -p /var/run/ntpd.pid
> It just seems I'm missing something. I really wish that there is a simple
> how-to for xntp.
> Any help is greatly appreciated.
abelo at uswest dot net