ntptime command returns code 5 ERROR.

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Issue

  • ntptime command returns code 5 ERROR on Red Hat Enterprise Linux system.
# ntptime
ntp_gettime() returns code 5 (ERROR)
  time d013aebc.303e1000  Mon, Aug 16 2010 14:34:04.188, (.188447),
  maximum error 5483536 us, estimated error 16 us        
ntp_adjtime() returns code 5 (ERROR)
  modes 0x0 (),
  offset 0.000 us, frequency 0.000 ppm, interval 1 s.
  maximum error 5483536 us, estimated error 16 us,
  status 0x40 (UNSYNC),
  tiime constant 0, precision 1.000 us, tolerance 512 ppm.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux ( All Releases)
  • ntp

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