[ntp:questions] Re: Using NTP in broadcast mode with no reverse link

Harlan Stenn stenn at maccarony.ntp.org
Sun Nov 30 22:07:09 UTC 2003

Won't the -g flag to ntpd handle this case?


In article <878ylx95jz.fsf at netnews.comcast.net>,
Dale Worley  <worley at dragon.ariadne.com> wrote:
>The biggest problem I forsee is that if the clock on a client is off
>too far, NTP may reject any broadcast packets it sees, and never sync
>the clock.  Though you may be able to adjust NTP or write a custom
>program to wait for a broadcast packet and directly force the local
>clock to that time.

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