[ntp:questions] Re: Ref clocks and polling intervals

David Schwartz davids at webmaster.com
Sat Nov 27 18:23:54 UTC 2004

"David L. Mills" <mills at udel.edu> wrote in message 
news:coa6g8$o95$1 at dewey.udel.edu...

>> That's the point - using iburst with refclocks does nothing.
>> A number of us would like to use it to mean "initially get the time the
>> refclock tells us ASAP."
>> Or do I misunderstand you?

    I don't know about others, but I'd like 'iburst' for reference clocks to 
mean the same thing it means for other clocks. When the server first starts 
up, instead of querying the reference clock once and then again 64 seconds 
later, query it several times, spaced aobut a second apart.


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