[ntp:questions] Multiple 'prefer' servers

A C agcarver+ntp at acarver.net
Wed Mar 21 03:20:49 UTC 2012

Out of curiosity, what does ntpd do when multiple servers are marked 
'prefer'.  Does it use its clock algorithm and attempt to select the 
best server from the collection of 'prefers' or does it just hang onto 
one and use it always?

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