[ntp:questions] ntpq reports different polling intervall than the sniffed UDP packet
david at ex.djwhome.demon.co.uk.invalid
Thu Mar 20 13:09:38 UTC 2008
Toralf Förster wrote:
> +22.214.171.124 126.96.36.199 2 u 4 128 377 31.092 -1.381 1.
> whereas the field "peer polling intervall" of the sniffed network stream sh
> ows a value of 8 (=56 sec)
> for all packets except packet 3 and 4.
Your Usenet client (combination of your email program and the list to
Usenet gateway) has broken MIME quoted-printable handling, with the
result that I see <equals>56, rather than <equals>256, although the
exact behaviour is error recovery dependent.
You haven't included the trace, so I don't know what you mean by packets
3 and 4. If you included these as an attachment, please note that the
mailing list is not the real forum, it is just a convenience for
accessing the newsgroup comp.protocols.time.ntp, which is a non-binaries
group, so should not have attachments (and any may well have been
stripped by the gateway as a result).
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