[ntp:questions] Re: Laptop

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.isc.org
Mon Mar 13 02:05:54 UTC 2006

Harlan Stenn wrote:
> I have often done what you describe.
> Run ntpd with a local refclock (at stratum 10).
No, you only do this is there are other systems dependant on this one.
If it's standalone don't do this.
> As part of the ppp-up script, use ntpdc to bring up an (iburst) association
> with the servers you want to talk to.
> As part of the ppp-down script, use ntpdc to tear down those remote
> associations.

You want to keep ntpd running when it's not connected to ensure that the
clock stays disciplined.


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