[ntp:questions] Re: Multicast TTL and FreeBSD trouble
mayer at gis.net
Sun Aug 21 19:30:22 UTC 2005
David L. Mills wrote:
> Wash your mouth with soap. The scheme does not conform to the anycast
> model; it does conform to the manycast model, where the intent is to
> capture a plurality of servers, not just a single one. I have not
> changed the ttl code in a decade. If it behaves differently in Linux and
> FreeBSD, somebody else has changed the code or the operating system has
> a mind of its own.
Nothing to wash, Dave. I know it hasn't changed. I agree that getting
different results on different O/S's indicates an O/S problem rather
than an ntp problem. I have yet to look at the manycast model, too many
other things to work on...
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