Linux : NTP Error Message "kernel time sync error 0001"


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  1. Janet says:

    This was a nice, concise, clearly presented explanation. It would be helpful if you could amend it with some information about how to determine the root cause of the message. I believe there are two possible root causes – (a) the ntp daemon is not getting time data from the configured ntp sources, so time adjustments are not being made; (b) the ntp daemon is getting tine data from the configured ntp sources but no time adjustments are needed (internal clock has remained highly accurate). For example, I have a server on which the ntp daemon has delivered these messages. When I run “ntpq -pn”, the output shows “*” next to one ntp server and “+” next to the other. I believe this means that the ntp daemon is getting time data from both the ntp servers and has decided that one delivers time data either quicker or with more accuracy. Since it is getting valid time data, I conclude that the “kernel time sync error 0001” warnings simply mean that there was no need to adjust the time clock. Do you agree?

  2. Arjun Prasad says:

    What is this 0001?

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