[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
> uk.pool.ntp.org.
> 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.
> David.
> === ===
> 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 
next time!

I was surprised that no-one else reported the problem....


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