[ntp:questions] SNTP server + ntpd 4.2.4 client
mayer at ntp.isc.org
Sun Mar 23 02:26:44 UTC 2008
> Unruh wrote:
>> SNTP is a client protocol, not a server, according to RFC.
> You keep saying that. Which RFC are you referring to?
SNTP is defined in the NTPv4 draft in
section 14. You can also look at RFC 4330 but that's about to be
obsoleted by the NTPv4 draft. SNTP is *not* a client protocol.
>> We have absolutely no idea what you are running on all your machines. You
>> never told us. This was an assumption based on the weird conditions you
>> stated. It really really helps if you give information when you ask for
>> help so that the help may actually be helpful. Tell us what your system is,
>> what "SNTP program" you are using as the server, what the other client
>> machines on the lan are running.
> The only client is an x86 PC running Linux 220.127.116.11-rt9 (i.e. with
> real-time extensions) and ntpd 4.2.4p0 at 1.1472.
> The server is an embedded device (HEOL-T101) with a GPS receiver and a
> Fast Ethernet port. I have no idea what operating system runs on the
> device; there might not even be an OS. The manufacturer claims the
> device implements SNTPv4 instead of the full NTP.
> ( http://www.heoldesign.com/index.php?id=58 )
Since it hads a GPS receiver in it, it only needs the SNTP part of the
spec and be an SNTP server. See the NTPv4 draft.
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