[ntp:questions] NTP does not reply to IP addresses that start with 69

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.neither-this-bit.nor-this-bit.co.uk
Mon Apr 7 10:22:58 UTC 2008

Martin Burnicki wrote:
> I don't think I've read a request where this should be fixed in an
> older version.
> The problem in this NG seems to be that some insiders seem to assume
> all users are running a very recent version of NTP, and I'm pretty
> sure this is not the case.
> I think most users run the version which comes with their OS or
> distribution, and stuck with it unless they stumble across a bug or
> limitation, in which case it's normally sufficient to point them to
> the latest version.
> Martin

On the general principle "If it works, leave it", I agree with their 


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