[ntp:questions] Popcorn on prefer takes out system clock

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Dave Hart wrote:
> A C <agcarver+ntp at acarver.net> wrote:
>> 944d 8d popcorn 2147483647.997598 s
> I assume you mean in the local ntpd log on your sparc box
>  referring to the IP address that used to be marked prefer.
> I realize not everyone is a programmer, but the number
>  above jumped out at me as suspiciously round in hex
>  and binary.  Sure enough, round it to whole seconds
>  and you have 2^31 or 0x80000000.  Incredible coincidence?

-0.002402 ?

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