[ntp:questions] Thoughts on KOD

John Hasler jhasler at newsguy.com
Mon Jul 7 15:51:26 UTC 2014

Danny writes:
> You haven't read the code. Any client that ignores the KOD flag will
> find (if they ever looked) that their clock will be drifting away
> further and further from the proper time. When KOD is set the value of
> the received and sent timestamps are the same as the initial client
> sent timestamp. It doesn't use the system time for the returned
> packet.  Calculate what this does to the resulting clock.

Yes but the consumer running the router of microwave oven or whatever
won't notice so you still won't get rid of them.
John Hasler 
jhasler at newsguy.com
Dancing Horse Hill
Elmwood, WI USA

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