[ntp:questions] Double "prefer" configuration

Hal Murray hal-usenet at ip-64-139-1-69.sjc.megapath.net
Fri Mar 2 10:38:32 UTC 2007


In article <1172813762.918249.173020 at b35g2000cwb.googlegroups.com>,
 "Eugen COCA" <ecoca at eed.usv.ro> writes:
>After severeal hours things looks like this:
>
>ntpq> pe
>     remote     refid  st t when poll reach   delay   offset  jitter
>==============================================================================
> GPS_NMEA(1)     .GPS.  0 l  85h   64    0    0.000    0.000   0.004
> ptbtime1.ptb.de .PTB.  1 u   57  256  377   56.491   -0.062   0.132
> ntps1-1.cs.tu-b .PPS.  1 u  116  256  377   57.161    0.827   0.225
> ntp-p1.obspm.fr .1PPS. 1 u   65  256  373   57.027    0.541   5.938
> gps-2.mit.edu   .GPS.  1 u  125  256  377  133.034    2.194   0.270
>oPPS(1)          .PPS.  0 l   10   16  377    0.000    0.000   0.004
> ntp2.usv.ro     .PPS.  1 u   61   64  377    0.198    0.003   0.007
> ntp3.usv.ro     .PPS.  1 u   14   64  377    0.240    0.003   0.005
> ptbtime2.ptb.de .PTB.  1 u   33  256  377   55.610    1.183   0.334
> gps-1.mit.edu   .GPS.  1 u   84  256  377  132.648    2.118   0.369

>Is there anybody able to emmit an oppinion if this configuration (with
>two prefer weywords) is good enough for a stable server ?

Try connecting the first and disconnecting the second.

I haven't looked at the code in a while.  I think that the
prefer-ed server gets stored in a global variable where
the PPS/ATOM driver can get it.  Thus only the last
one gets used.

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