[ntp:questions] Re: adsl link

Steve Kostecke kostecke at ntp.org
Thu Sep 11 18:15:08 UTC 2003

In article <T1063223838 at djwhome.demon.co.uk>, David Woolley wrote:

> In article <bi5nd7$t5b$1 at news-reader5.wanadoo.fr>,
> dg <daniel at dgaudry.com> wrote:
>> I subscribed to an adsl line whose id changes every 24 hours


>> How can i prevent ntp from shutting down as all servers become unreacheable
> ntpd should not shut down, it should free-run.
> If you are stuck with forced changes, you will need to deconfigure and
> reconfigure the associations, using ntpq.  You will lose quality data
> for the association, but not the zero and first order time corrections; the
> result will be frequent polls until the quality is reconfirmed.

Another solution is to run your "local master ntpd" on a system
with a static IP address "behind" your router/firewall.

Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.org>

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