[Pool] Leap Indicator bits

Martin Burnicki martin.burnicki at burnicki.net
Fri Jul 3 08:38:57 UTC 2015


Ask Bjørn Hansen wrote:
>
>> On Jul 2, 2015, at 9:51 AM, Daisuke HIGASHI <daisuke.higashi at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> Some NTP servers in *.pool.ntp.org are still announcing wrong LI bits. Rough sampling:
>
>
> Yeah, about 100 left which is just barely more than the number of servers that missed announcing the leap second on the 30th.

Eventually that could be due to this NTP bug reported 2012:
http://bugs.ntp.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2246

Looks like this was not fixed in 4.2.6, only in the -dev version which 
became 4.2.8 6 months ago. :-(

If this is the case then it can be fixed by restarting ntpd.

Martin





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