[ntp:questions] ntp_gettime - reconnect

David L. Mills mills at udel.edu
Fri Oct 19 17:58:12 UTC 2007


There is a man page for ntp_gettime() in Solaris and FreeBSD and 
probably in other operating systems as well.


lmr wrote:
> Is xntpd configurable to reconnect if the connection fails?
> What happens to the OS time when the connection fails?
> How can an application know if the connection has failed?
> What does ntp_gettime returns if the connection has failed?

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