[ntp:questions] Re: Multicast TTL and FreeBSD trouble

Danny Mayer mayer at gis.net
Sun Aug 21 19:30:22 UTC 2005

David L. Mills wrote:
> Guys,
> Wash your mouth with soap. The scheme does not conform to the anycast 
> model; it does conform to the manycast model, where the intent is to 
> capture a plurality of servers, not just a single one. I have not 
> changed the ttl code in a decade. If it behaves differently in Linux and 
> FreeBSD, somebody else has changed the code or the operating system has 
> a mind of its own.
> Dave

Nothing to wash, Dave. I know it hasn't changed. I agree that getting 
different results on different O/S's indicates an O/S problem rather 
than an ntp problem. I have yet to look at the manycast model, too many 
other things to work on...


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