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LIN8-9059 : can not setup a standalone ntpd server

Created: Apr 18, 2018    Updated: Dec 3, 2018
Resolved Date: May 9, 2018
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 8
Component/s: Userspace


can not setup a standalone ntpd server

Steps to Reproduce

1. create a x86 project for wrlinux8 with packages ntp and sntp:
--enable-board=intel-x86-32 \
--enable-kernel=standard \
--enable-rootfs=glibc_std \
--enable-bootimage=iso \
--with-package=ntp,sntp \
--enable-jobs=4 \

2 build and dd the ISO to a USB disk:
dd if=export/intel-x86-32-wrlinux-image-glibc-std-standard-dist.iso of=/dev/sdc bs=1M

3 use the USB disk to boot two x86 machine, one for the server and one for the client, and make sure both are connected via network

4. on the server , modify /etc/ntpd.conf as
server prefer

5. on the client, run
sntp -S <ip address of the server>

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