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ntp-wait(8)			 User Commands			   ntp-wait(8)



NAME
       ntp-wait - Wait for ntpd to stabilize the system clock

SYNOPSIS
       ntp-wait [-flags] [-flag [value]] [--option-name[[=| ]value]]

       All arguments must be options.


DESCRIPTION
       ntp-wait	 will  send at most num-tries queries to ntpd(8), sleeping for
       secs-between-tries after each status return that says ntpd(8)  has  not
       yet produced a synchronized and stable system clock.

       ntp-wait	 will  do  this quietly, unless the -v flag is provided.  This
       can be useful at boot time, to delay the boot sequence until after ntpd
       -g has set the time.

OPTIONS
       -n number, --tries=number
	      Number  of  times	 to  check ntpd.  This option takes an integer
	      number as its argument.  The default number for this option is:
		   100

		      The maximum number of times we will check ntpd to see if
		      it has been able to synchronize and stabilize the system
	      clock.

       -s secs-between-tries, --sleep=secs-between-tries
	      How  long	 to sleep between tries.  This option takes an integer
	      number as its argument.  The default secs-between-tries for this
	      option is:
		   6

		      We will sleep for secs-between-tries after each query
		      of ntpd that returns "the time is not yet stable".

       -v, --verbose
	      Be verbose.

		      By default, ntp-wait is silent.
		      With  this option, ntp-wait will provide status informa-
	      tion.

       -?, --help
	      Display usage information and exit.

       -!, --more-help
	      Pass the extended usage information through a pager.

       -v [{v|c|n --version [{v|c|n}]}]
	      Output version of program and exit.  The default mode is `v',  a
	      simple  version.	 The `c' mode will print copyright information
	      and `n' will print the full copyright notice.

EXIT STATUS
       One of the following exit values will be returned:

       0  (EXIT_SUCCESS)
	      Successful program execution.

       1  (EXIT_FAILURE)
	      The operation failed or the command syntax was not valid.

       70  (EX_SOFTWARE)
	      libopts had an internal operational error.  Please report it  to
	      autogen-users@lists.sourceforge.net.  Thank you.

AUTHORS
       Harlan Stenn

NOTES
       This document corresponds to version 4.2.8p12 of NTP.

       This  manual  page  was AutoGen-erated from the ntp-wait option defini-
       tions.



ntp (4.2.8p12)			  14 Aug 2018			   ntp-wait(8)