[ntp:questions] query on NTP - ORPHAN MODE

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.co.uk.invalid
Mon Apr 20 21:46:59 UTC 2009

Steve Kostecke wrote:

> All ntp-4.2.4 releases and the early ntp-4.2.5 releases (before ~p120)
> are not suitable for long term Orphan mode "time islands".

Specifically, they will lose synchronisation, even if started 
synchronised.  To be able to gain synchronisation when they are not 
close together, you need the very latest, possibly un-released, 
development version.

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