[ntp:questions] Re: Locking memory in ntp

Nicholas Suan nsuan at nonexiste.net
Sun Sep 28 07:16:19 UTC 2003

hmurray at suespammers.org (Hal Murray) wrote in 
news:vncsa32ln8552d at corp.supernews.com:
>>      ping -n -c 1 -q   (ping your gateway or similar)
> Pinging the gateway is a good first step, but that may not solve
> the problem if the NTP servers you want to talk to are on the other
> side of the gateway.

It shouldn't be a problem unless the NTP traffic through  the gateway takes 
a different path than all the other traffic through the gateway. My border 
router always has the MAC of its default gateway (in this case, the cable 
company) cached.
> Burst mode sounds better and better.

If the gateway is under your control, wouldn't it just be easier to add a 
static ARP entry?

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