[ntp:questions] Local clock question with dialup connection

Harlan Stenn stenn at ntp.isc.org
Fri Apr 20 21:45:22 UTC 2007

>>> In article <200704202310.06956.cave.dnb at tiscali.fr>, cave.dnb at tiscali.fr (Nigel Henry) writes:

Nigel> I've been seriously reading the docs today, and have found a server
Nigel> option for /etc/ntp.conf named "calldelay", which says it works with
Nigel> burst, or iburst. iburst sends a pkt, then calldelay delays the
Nigel> sending of the second packet by howmany seconds you have set to delay
Nigel> the sending of the second pkt by. This seems like what I'm looking
Nigel> for, but am not sure how to setup calldelay in /etc/ntp.conf.

I could be wrong.

I don't think this is what you are looking for.

calldelay will wait before sending subsequent packets.

Your problem seems to be that the initial "connection" isn't getting set up
as expected (or something, as I recall, and I may be confused).


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