[ntp:questions] NTP - orphan mode with SAME stratum ("tos orphan 6") FAIL to sync.

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.co.uk.invalid
Mon Apr 6 22:12:18 UTC 2009

Steve Kostecke wrote:

> Orphan Mode is intended to select _one_ leader from the group of Orphans
> when all other time sources are unreachable. It does so based on a
> randomly generated value.

That's what it is intended to do, but what people seem to be saying here 
is that it will easily select no leaders.  If it is going to work in its 
intended way, it needs to turn off the confidence interval logic.

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