[ntp:questions] Re: Server stopped syncing to PPS?

Terje Mathisen terje.mathisen at hda.hydro.com
Fri Feb 3 11:04:47 UTC 2006

Peter Eriksson wrote:
> How can one find out *why* a server suddenly decieded that the
> PPS signal should be ignored (even though it looks just fine)
> after having been running fine for a day or so? (It choose the PPS
> source after a little while just as it should behave).

This was a known problem with older (non-development) ntpd versions, 
where a sufficient number of external sources could relatively easily 
overwhelm/outvote a perfect PPS source.

- <Terje.Mathisen at hda.hydro.com>
"almost all programming can be viewed as an exercise in caching"

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