[ntp:questions] Re: Is compression of the NTP negotiation possible?

David Schwartz davids at webmaster.com
Sat Jan 17 08:57:34 UTC 2004


"Isaac Grover" <ephesys at myexcel.com> wrote in message 
news:4008c5e0.3733258 at news.centennialpr.net...
> Unfortunately, I'm on dialup and "gibson" is the modem-connected Linux 
> machine,
> through which all Internet traffic from my clients flows.  My standard 
> routine
> is to connect from 10:PM-12:AM, as I can usually take care of all my 
> email, ebay
> buying/selling, business website updates, etc., within that timeframe. 
> So,
> gibson is only on for two hours a day average.
>
> Is there a way to compress the ntp negotiation for a 24-hour perioud  into 
> a few
> hours?


    You probably don't want to use 'ntp'. It's not really designed for this 
type of application. You could just run 'ntpdate' right after you connect.

    DS






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