[ntp:questions] Re: Leap second hangover?
David J Taylor
david-taylor at blueyonder.co.not-this-bit.nor-this-part.uk
Sat Jul 1 19:22:46 UTC 2006
David Malone wrote:
> "David J Taylor"
> <david-taylor at blueyonder.co.not-this-bit.nor-this-part.uk> writes:
>> Thanks, David. Well, I can see that neither Manchester not my simple
>> stratum-1 server is advertsing leap-seconds. Persumably some in the
>> UK pool still are (or were).
>> Perhaps you can use your program to check?
> Sure - I queried a few servers and found 19 machines in
> They won't all answer the "rv" query, so I found that some versions
> of ntpdate will print out the leap bits, and all the servers will
> answer ntpdate queries with the "-d" flag. It seems none of them
> have the leap bits set now.
> === 220.127.116.11 ===
> stratum 3, precision -17, leap 00, trust 000
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Oh, many thanks for that, David
I hope the pool managers will take note and check that this doesn't happen
I was surprised that no-one else reported the problem....
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