[ntp:questions] poll interval - Clarification! - RFC compliancequestion

Steve Kostecke kostecke at ntp.org
Wed Jun 18 16:03:21 UTC 2008

On 2008-06-17, Anton Persson A <anton.a.persson at ericsson.com> wrote:

> The poll interval is 64 to 1024, seconds. ntpd starts up, locks on
> target, stays synchronized for a while, then we pull the plug.

What are you trying to prove by "pulling the plug"?

> The poll interval is at this time still 64 seconds, how long should it
> take to step up the interval to 128 seconds for a completely failed
> link?

Why would you expect the poll interval to change if ntpd is not
receiving replies to polls?

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

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