[ntp:questions] 1 Machine, 2 NICs, 2 Instances of ntpd; Possible?

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.co.uk.invalid
Fri Mar 14 22:46:07 UTC 2008


Maarten Wiltink wrote:

> Could you say more about that? I realise that it's not as clean cut as
> the division between an FTP client and server, and that NTP may be
> better served by a model like for example the server always requiring
> some interchangeable client module(s?) being plugged into it (whether
> network associations or hardware reference clocks, as mentioned).

I think you will find that nearly all the code in ntpd is client code or 
common to both client and server.  The client function is the difficult bit.




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