[ntp:questions] Re: ntp server 'rejected'

Ronan Flood ronan at noc.ulcc.ac.uk
Mon Apr 24 14:34:54 UTC 2006


Harlan Stenn <stenn at ntp.isc.org> wrote:

> > and possibly also an oversight in refclock_shm not checking that
> > it has a sensible precision value before passing it upwards.
> 
> Please open an issue at bugs.ntp.isc.org for the ntp product and the
> "refclock_shm" component if you believe this is a bug.

I don't think it's a bug as such: precision is a signed number
so values >= 0 are valid, I'm just not sure they're sensible;
especially in the light of the behaviour seen here.

> > This also exposes a long-standing bug in ntpq.c\decodeint(), where
> 
> Please open an issue at bugs.ntp.isc.org for the NTP product and the
> "other" component for this.

Righto.

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