[ntp:questions] Re: tinker step 0 (always slew) and kernel time discipline

Harlan Stenn stenn at ntp.isc.org
Wed Sep 27 19:36:32 UTC 2006


I went thru the entire thread and I did not see an ntp.conf file that shows
where the "prefer" keyword you mention below is used.

I also notice your posted ntp.conf files do not use the iburst option, and
that can be of great help at initial startup.

>>> In article <efed1j$8ee$1 at zcars129.ca.nortel.com>, Joe Harvell <harvell at nortel.com> writes:

Joe> I don't understand why sysmgr0 or sysmgr1 would ever look at the time
Joe> from since it should have shown it was unsynced.  I suspect
Joe> it has to do with the "prefer" keyword.  Should I file a bug report?

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