[ntp:questions] Is there any non-obvious reason why NTP won't increase the polling rate on a new system?
fsck_spam at telenet.be
Wed Jul 25 20:31:59 UTC 2007
On 2007-07-24, Pete Stephenson <pete+usenet at heypete.com> wrote:
> As expected, exactly five minutes after posting the message, the polling
> interval increased to 128 seconds. Presumably it will continue to rise.
> Had I not posted the original question, it would never have increased.
> However, due to some sort of reverse Murphy's Law, posting about an
> issue immediately (and mysteriously) resolves it and makes the poster
> look rather silly.
> We now return to your regularly scheduled program.
Let's no do so yet. Why don't we keep posting about it, until the value
reaches the desired level?
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