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

Martin Burnicki martin.burnicki at meinberg.de
Wed Feb 11 08:16:15 UTC 2009

Harlan Stenn wrote:
>>>> 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.

Or in other words, the question is whether that sanity check makes sense
right after startup.

Martin Burnicki

Meinberg Funkuhren
Bad Pyrmont

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