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Re: [SLE] SuSE 9.0 xntp bug - SOLVED
  • From: g.lams@xxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 21 May 2004 08:18:54 +0200
  • Message-id: <OF0D0C1586.60356B1A-ONC1256E9B.00229B0A-C1256E9B.0022B06C@xxxxxxxxxx>
What was your problem? (I hat it installed on 4 servers SuSe 9.0 pro,
pointing to an internal ntp servers it works)

Gael

"David Rankin" <drankin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote on 20/05/2004 22.30.07:

> Here is what I found and did to get xntp working on SuSE 9.0 pro
>
> (1) rcxntpd stop
> (2) as superuser: ln -s --force --no-dereference ../..
> /var/lib/ntp/var/lib/ntp
> (the original problem is the link target was ../. [note the one
dot])
> (3) touch /var/lib/ntp/drift/drift.ntp
> (4) chown ntp.nogroup /var/lib/ntp/drift/drift.ntp
> (5) echo 0.0 > /var/lib/ntp/drift/drift.ntp
> (6) ntpdate tick.greyware.com
> (7) rcxntpd start
>
> Hope this helps some other poor soul........
>
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