[ntp:questions] Re: More peering theory - refclocks in the mix

Harlan Stenn stenn at ntp.isc.org
Thu Mar 16 20:28:17 UTC 2006


He's talking about using burst on a refclock.  The problem is that this is a
logical extension of the purpose of burst to a realm where it has not been
implemented.  There is no "downside" as one will cause no extra traffic; the
intente would be to "listen to more frequent answers".

For some refclocks this make sense (as they may provide timestamps once per
second), and I believe Dave has done some work on handling this case for
some refclocks.

H




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