Oracle Linux : NTP Enters spike_detect Entry in /var/log/messages
(Doc ID 2525514.1)
Last updated on APRIL 24, 2020
Applies to:Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.9 to Oracle Linux 7.6 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [4.14.35] [Release OL6U9 to OL7U6]
The server is experiencing time drift-related symptoms detected by NTP. Repeatedly, the following spike_detect message is written to /var/log/messages:
The spike message is hard-coded from in ntp-4.2.6p version,
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