[ntp:questions] zeroconf for ntpd?

Wolfgang S. Rupprecht wolfgang.rupprecht+gnus200705 at gmail.com
Sat May 26 15:02:49 UTC 2007

mayer at ntp.isc.org (Danny Mayer) writes:
> Wolfgang S. Rupprecht wrote:
>>  If I understand
>> things correctly that would require transmitting on ff0e::101, the
>> global multicast address with the 0x0101 ntp group id.
> The trouble is that only site-local (ff05::101) is implemented in the
> network routers. I don't believe that there is any router hardware that
> supports global multicasting.

Danny, thanks for the low-down.  This is a bit disheartening.  I take
it site-local is implemented using some simplistic flooding (or
similar) that is inappropriate for the global multicast.

Wolfgang S. Rupprecht                http://www.wsrcc.com/wolfgang/
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