[ntp:questions] Re: Different types of associations in the ntpq billboard

Ronan Flood ronan at noc.ulcc.ac.uk
Tue Apr 11 12:01:38 UTC 2006


mayer at ntp.isc.org (Danny Mayer) wrote:

> > Looking at ntpq_ops.c/decodeaddrtype(), it only shows "b" for an IPv4
> > non-multicast destination address ending in 255 -- I guess you're
> > subnetting, or using IPv6.
> 
> That's not surprising since that basically defines broadcasting. IPv6
> does not have broadcast.

Fair enough for IPv6 then, but in IPv4 if your local net is say
192.168.1.128/27, your broadcast address is 192.168.1.159.

Perhaps some use should be made of pmode=MODE_BROADCAST?

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                      Ronan Flood <R.Flood at noc.ulcc.ac.uk>
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