[lug] ntp servers out of action?

Hugh Brown hugh at vecna.com
Fri Aug 17 08:06:50 MDT 2001

Yesterday for about an hour or more there were "holes" in the Internet (we
were trying to do a demo of some software that required a connection
between us and some military machines).

Might see if you can traceroute to them.


"Michael J. Hammel"
> I can't seem to find any ntp servers out there.  Every server I try gets me
> the following:
> mmel(tty0)$ ntpdate ntp2.usno.navy.mil tock.usno.navy.mil tick.usno.navy.mil
> 16 Aug 17:33:45 ntpdate[2233]: no server suitable for synchronization found
> This happens with any of the US servers I try from
> http://www.eecis.udel.edu/~mills/ntp/clock1.htm (I haven't tried any non-US
> servers yet).
> It's not a big deal, but I'm wondering if my system has been corrupted
> somehow or if the time servers are all down for some reason.

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