[mythtv-users] Can't solve a problem with Skipping/Fast Forwarding
stephengrobertson at gmail.com
Wed Aug 16 15:11:35 UTC 2006
> MiniMyth has both ntpdate and ntpd. I case the clock is completely
> wrong, it runs ntpdate once to correct the clock. Then it starts the
> ntpd daemon.
> MiniMyth logs NTP to syslog: /var/log/messages.
> The init scripts for MiniMyth check to make sure that at least one NTP
> server was provided by DHCP (or by the parameter MM_DHCP_NTP_SERVERS).
> If not, it prints an error message to the boot splash screen and to
> syslog and exits. This is done to make sure that people provide an NTP
> However, it does not check to make sure that the NTP server is working
> correctly. To check this, as was suggested above, look in the syslog
> file: /var/log/messages. If it is working correctly, then there should
> be an ntpd message containing the phrase 'synchronized to' followed by
> the NTP server address and the stratum.
I'll check that when I get home, I can't remember with all honesty
whether I have seen that in there or not.
> The client is capable of reading the ntp-servers from DHCP. The client
> is the udhcpc client that comes with busybox but patched to enable
> requesting ntp-servers from the DHCP server. The script used by udhcpc
> puts the received ntp-servers into /etc/ntp.conf preceeding each one
> with the key word 'server'.
> Therefore, if everything worked correctly, then the ntp-servers should
> be /etc/ntp.conf, which can be checked by telnetting into the MiniMyth
> frontend and running 'cat /etc/ntp.conf'
I'll check that as well
> In order to override the ntp-servers provided by the DHCP server, one
> can put MM_DHCP_NTP_SERVERS=<ntp-servers> on the boot command line.
That seems like a good thing to try if there is nothing hopeful in
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