[ntp:questions] Synchronisation problems updating to version 4.2.0a on multiple platforms.

Brad Knowles brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Thu Feb 24 18:21:47 UTC 2005

At 6:27 PM +0100 2005-02-24, Jacobo.Matute at esa.int wrote:

>  However, do you know why the version 4.1.1 does not have any problem with the
>  servers with such an offset between them?

	My guess is that 4.1.1 does have the same problems, or has worse 
problems, and it just doesn't let you know.

>  Have the algorithm change on the 4.2 version?

	According to Dr. Mills, the changes between 4.1 and 4.2 have been 
quite dramatic.  You'd have to ask him what the internal algorithmic 
changes are, however.

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