[ntp:questions] NTP server not reducing polling interval on upstream hosts

Rob nomail at example.com
Fri Oct 17 11:08:19 UTC 2014

David Taylor <david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid> wrote:
> On 17/10/2014 04:25, Phil W Lee wrote:
> []
>> Can I upgrade by just swapping a newer binary in?
>> I'm not really far enough up the FreeBSD learning curve to work out
>> why I'm getting errors trying to build a newer one from source (I did
>> at least try).
> I've put the Intel binaries I am currently using here:
>    http://www.satsignal.eu/ntp/FreeBSD-ntp.4.2.7p476.zip
> Be sure to take a backup of your own binaries first!  No promises, but 
> perhaps nothing ventured, nothing gained?

I know that this is not fixed in ntp-dev.  It was mentioned by someone
here when I discussed the problems of using ATOM in combination with
a network clock source, the trouble with "prefer" etc.

He had a patch that fixed both the "prefer" problem and the bug this
thread is about.

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