[ntp:questions] Consider the Undisciplined Local Clock synchronized at start-up

Steve Kostecke kostecke at ntp.isc.org
Fri Mar 30 12:06:10 UTC 2007

On 2007-03-30, Spoon <devnull at localhost.com> wrote:

> I've configured one box to serve its local clock to another box.
> (I want them to drift together.)


> When I start the "server" daemon, it takes a while (three minutes) for 
> the local clock to be considered "synchronized".

This is normal.

> Thus, if I start the server and client together, the sender will refuse 
> to reply to the client's iburst. (Please correct any misconception.)

The server will reply immediately that it is at Stratum 16. At that
point you've "used up" the initial burst.

> Is it possible to tell the server to consider his clock synchronized
> as soon as the daemon starts?


Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.isc.org>
NTP Public Services Project - http://ntp.isc.org/

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