[ntp:questions] Re: ntpd, boot time, and hot plugging

Brad Knowles brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Sun Feb 6 01:01:35 UTC 2005

At 9:13 PM +0000 2005-02-05, Per Hedeland wrote:

>                           I don't dispute that, but what you actually
>  wrote was that this was something that was needed: "you can help make
>  recovery easier by configuring the LOCAL refclock" and (without LOCAL)
>  "it most likely won't be good and you will have to restart".

	Which is precisely the behaviour that I experienced.  Without a 
LocalCLK, my machine would never recover from a loss of LAN 
connectivity.  With a LocalCLK, it would.  Therefore, I came to the 
conclusion that I described.

	Now, what part of my own personal experience are you supposedly 
not disputing?

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