[ntp:questions] nptq -p slowness

David L. Mills mills at udel.edu
Mon Jan 29 19:24:18 UTC 2007


Yes, you point out the second problem other than the IPv6 problem. The 
string you see usually applies to the local clock, or any other 
reference clock operated at a stratum other than one. Perhaps the most 
elegant solution is for the local clock driver to insert the IPv4 host 
address or IPv6 hash as the reference ID.


Richard B. Gilbert wrote:

> Harlan Stenn wrote:
>>>>> In article <2LGdnbKXL8u5HyDYnZ2dnUVZ_u2mnZ2d at comcast.com>, "Richard 
>>>>> B. Gilbert" <rgilbert88 at comcast.net> writes:
>> Richard> You should be able to parse the string to see if it does have 
>> the
>> Richard> proper form to be an IP address: D.D.D.D where D is one to three
>> Richard> decimal digits.
>> But I do not believe we get a string in this case.
>> H
> Hmmmmm!!   If you get the refid as a 32 bit binary integer, it's not so 
> easy.  But somewhere, somehow, somebody is deciding whether to display 
> that as, say, ".WWV."  or "".

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