[ntp:questions] NTP over DRM: http://hireme.geek.nz/NTP.html .2

Harlan Stenn stenn at ntp.isc.org
Wed Mar 21 17:57:49 UTC 2007

>>> In article <4600e954$0$13859$ba620e4c at news.skynet.be>, Kristoff Bonne <compaqnet.be at kristoff.bonne> writes:

Kristoff> My guess, the problem is that any time-system needs some way to
Kristoff> determine the time-delay between the transmittor and the
Kristoff> receiver. Over a bidirectional IP-network the NTP protocol does
Kristoff> work very well, but over a broadcasting-network -which is
Kristoff> unidirectional by nature- it's a different story.

ntp has a "broadcastdelay" parameter for this very case.  It won't help you
figure out the delay, but it will compensate by its value.


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