[ntp:questions] Re: Slew mode check for XNTP

Ronan Flood ronan at noc.ulcc.ac.uk
Wed Jul 26 12:22:50 UTC 2006

david at djwhome.demon.co.uk (David Woolley) wrote:

> sasi05 at gmail.com (Sasikumar Jayaraman) wrote:
> >       I have using Windows 2000 box which has ntp.conf file for xntp
> xntpd is obsolete.
> > configuration. I would like to confirm that "slewalways yes" is working as
> > configured in the ntp.conf file. Could you help me out to verify this?
> There is no such option in ntpd version 4.2.0.   I'm fairly sure that
> it isn't in any later version.  The NTP developers generally consider
> the use of this feature (from the command line "-x") as undesirable.
> I don't believe it existed in version 3 either, but I don't have such
> old source close to hand.

I think "slewalways" was a Sun addition in the xntpd supplied with Solaris.

                      Ronan Flood <R.Flood at noc.ulcc.ac.uk>
                        working for but not speaking for
             Network Services, University of London Computer Centre
     (which means: don't bother ULCC if I've said something you don't like)

More information about the questions mailing list