[ntp:questions] ntpdate.c unsafe buffer write

David L. Mills mills at udel.edu
Wed Feb 13 04:39:24 UTC 2008


Maarten,

No. However, there is a small dither of a few percent at all poll 
intervals to resist self-synchronization.

Dave

Maarten Wiltink wrote:
> "David L. Mills" <mills at udel.edu> wrote in message
> news:fosb7r$i9s$1 at scrotar.nss.udel.edu...
> 
> 
>>No, there is no random delay at startup. Each association starts one
>>second after the previous one. The random backoff occurs only after a
>>step.
> 
> 
> Is there also a random backoff after an increase of the polling interval?
> 
> Groetjes,
> Maarten Wiltink
> 
> 




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