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Re: ntpd problems
Rickard Borgmäster <email@example.com> writes:
> Nope. All servers, except the stupi.se-servers, are on the public
> stratum-2 server list, at www.ntp.org. Marked as open access.
> (or see: http://www.eecis.udel.edu/~mills/ntp/clock2.htm )
OK. I recognized some of the server names from that list.
(BTW: Are they all close enough to you, network-wise, to give you
accurate time? Stratum isn't everything!)
> The stupi servers are public, as far as I can understand from:
OK. I guess you're not really in .nu, but rather in a place where
those three could be considered "close"?
> But looking at the message in /var/log/messages:
> Feb 19 16:23:30 kakburk ntpd_initres: server returns a permission denied error
> The message doesn't specify a remote server. How am I then supposed to
> know which of the listed servers the permission denied error occurs for?
Good question. What does "ntpq -p" tell you?
> Do I know that this isn't a local permisison denied error?
You don't. Grep through the ntpd source if you want to find out what
it really means. (You might want to improve the error message while
you're at it.)