[ntp:questions] ntpdate works, but ntpd doesn't (reach = 0)

Harlan Stenn stenn at ntp.org
Tue Feb 10 23:03:23 UTC 2009

>>> In article <mf5866-o44.ln1 at gateway.py.meinberg.de>, Martin Burnicki <martin.burnicki at meinberg.de> writes:

Martin> The basic thing I don't understand in the context of this thread is
Martin> why the behaviour with -g should not become the default behaviour
Martin> for ntpd.

Because -g overrides a sanity check.

It is better to actively override a sanity check than it is to require an
active action to provide a sanity check.

Harlan Stenn <stenn at ntp.org>
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