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

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.co.uk.invalid
Wed Apr 8 07:14:07 UTC 2009

sheikdawoodrajali at gmail.com wrote:

> Is it MANDATORY to have core-server in orphan mesh??

Core servers (plural).  Yes.  It is mandatory.  I don't think you 
understand what is a core server in this context.

> Is it POSSIBLE to install ntp service on a group of nodes (having
> different system time on all of them)

 From what has been posted here, not with the release version.

> on a time island (NO external servers in config file) with SAME
> stratum "tos orphan 6" using broadcast
> and EXPECT ALL the nodes to get TIME-SYNC ??

Have you investigted timed, which was designed for this sort of usage?

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