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

Hal Murray hal-usenet at ip-64-139-1-69.sjc.megapath.net
Mon Jan 28 22:01:13 UTC 2008

>I'll probably quite easily display my profound NTP ignorance here :)
>But if there is assymetric delay stemming from an ARP resolution,
>won't it affect all the packets in the burst?  Unless the tranmission
>time of the burst getting out of NTP is >> the ARP resolution time,
>the entire burst is going to be blocked waiting on the ARP resolution.

The "burst" is sent at 1 second intervals.  There should be lots of
time for all the switches and routers to get their act in gear.

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