getdate doesn't answer

Ulrich Fahrenberg uli at math.auc.dk
Thu Jul 10 12:52:17 PDT 2003


On Thu, 10 Jul 2003, Laurent H. wrote:

> Ulrich Fahrenberg a écrit :
>
> > getdate -adjust 5 180 ntp{0,1,2,3}.fau.de

> I truly don't understand : the command you gave me works
> perfectly, and so does the command getdate ntp{0,1,2,3}.fau.de
> (which was the former command I used), but not a french server
> (picked from http://www.eecis.udel.edu/~mills/ntp/clock1a.html and
> clock2a.html) does give a answer to me (either it doesn't exists,
> or the connection is refused, or getdate stands running and gives
> nothing to the standard output).

Thinking about it, I remember I had the same problem with some servers
I tried first. I wanted to be nice and use a public stratum 2 server,
but none was working; and ntpX.fau.de was the closest open (and
working) stratum 1 server I could find.

uli

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