[ntp:questions] Re: iburst and ntpq
David L. Mills
mills at udel.edu
Sun Oct 17 02:44:36 UTC 2004
No; a burst updates the clock filter, but counts as one poll. The reason
for this is to fill the filter, then pick and choose the best sample.
Richard B. Gilbert wrote:
> I just restarted ntpd on my home server and observed something a little
> I have all the network servers configured to use iburst. One of the
> network servers was awarded a "*" within fifteen or twenty seconds but
> ntpq showed the "reach" field as "1". Shouldn't the ntpq output reflect
> the results of the eight request packets sent out at startup; e.g.
> shouldn't the reach field read "377"?
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