[ntp:questions] NTP - orphan mode with SAME stratum ("tos orphan 6") FAIL to sync.
david at ex.djwhome.demon.co.uk.invalid
Tue Apr 7 07:14:38 UTC 2009
Steve Kostecke wrote:
> On 2009-04-06, sheikdawoodrajali at gmail.com <sheikdawoodrajali at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've conducted extensive testing with Orphan Mode and never had to add
> a tos mindist command.
He has that because Dr Mills has just told him he needs it.
>> I beleive the "time island" concept will work fine
> The nodes will all be chasing whichever clock is chosen as the master.
>> and time-sync will happen regardless of ANY time set in ALL the nodes
>> running NTP service.
> Why would you be changing the clock on systems which are running ntpd?
I don't think he meant that. I think he meant that it should settle on
a common time regardless of how far off the individual clocks were hen
the system started. (I'm not sure what happens if you introduce a new
machine. The existing orphans do need to use intersection rules here,
even though starting orphans mustn't.)
> What is the purpose of broadcasting on two different addresses?
I think the machines are dual homed, for redundancy.
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