[ntp:questions] NTPD silently not tracking

David Lord snews at lordynet.org
Mon Sep 2 12:33:10 UTC 2013

Harlan Stenn wrote:
> David Lord writes:
>> Magnus Danielson wrote:
>>> server ntp1.kth.se iburst maxpoll 7
>>> server ntp2.kth.se iburst maxpoll 7
>>> server ntp3.kth.se iburst maxpoll 7
>>> server ntp1.sp.se iburst maxpoll 7
>>> server ntp2.sp.se iburst maxpoll 7
>> that seems too restrictive and possibly abusive if you do not
>> yourself have control over those servers.
> iburst is not abusive.
> Perhaps you are thinking of burst?

I was thinking about maxpoll 7 and the few stats that were
given indicating the very poor reach for the configured


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