[ntp:questions] very slow convergence of ntp to correct time.

Rick Jones rick.jones2 at hp.com
Mon Jan 28 20:44:39 UTC 2008

Eric <nospam-01 at jensenresearch.com> wrote:
> Then there is the MAC cache in your switches, which generally purge
> after 1-5 minutes.  This can often be adjusted higher, but that can
> sometimes cause issues for others when they are reconfiguring part
> of the network.

I suppose if STP gets involved, but just on its own, the forwarding
table in a switch being aged should only mean that the next frame to
that MAC will go out all (enabled) ports on the switch until that MAC
is seen again as a source.  That shouldn't affect timing really.

rick jones
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