[ntp:questions] Re: sntp: rejects packets from ntpd when "disable ntp" is used

Harlan Stenn stenn at ntp.isc.org
Mon Mar 20 20:40:26 UTC 2006


Daniel,

> thanks for pointing out that sntp does not work with an undisciplined
> clock.

> In this case, one has to resort to ntpdate or patch sntp::main.c:

Hella bad idea.

ntpdate will not sync to an undisiplined clock either.

Under what circumstance would anybody want to believe the time returned by a
server that is telling you it does not know the time?

H




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