[ntp:questions] Manycast

Evandro Menezes evandro at mailinator.com
Thu Dec 3 01:50:11 UTC 2009


On Dec 1, 10:17 am, Evandro Menezes <evan... at mailinator.com> wrote:
>
> However, I noticed that the manycast servers are usually dropped after
> being reached 377 "times" without ever becoming selected, though
> they're all a ms away from each other.
>
> For instance, at one moment a client has:
>
> remote           refid           st t when poll reach   delay offset  jitter
> ==============================================================================
> *time-server1    .GPS.            1 u    5   64  377   41.583 -2.303   1.886
>  NTP.MCAST.NET   .ACST.          16 u    -   64    0    0.000  0.000   0.002
>  foo             10.46.4.151      2 u    2   64  377    0.179 -1.245   0.675
>  bar             10.46.4.151      2 u    2   64    3    0.178 -1.832   0.111

I think I got it why: time-server1 and 10.46.4.151 are the same
servers, so the client is not bothering associating with either foo or
bar when their reference is the same.

Is that it?

TIA




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