[ntp:questions] Seeing an incorrect leap-second indicator...

Richard B. Gilbert rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Sun Jun 14 14:14:35 UTC 2009

David J Taylor wrote:
> Richard B. Gilbert wrote:
>> David J Taylor wrote:
>>> I'm seeing an incorrect leap-second indicator from these servers:
>>>  starbug.netinertia.co.uk
>>>  dns1.rmplc.co.uk
>>>  gw1-if1-c4l.priorityonline.net
>>>  syrinx-123.symphonics.org
>>>  de003178.idaq.com
>>> Anyone like to confirm that?
>>> Thanks,
>>> David
>> How about just not using those servers?  There will always be someone
>> who can't be bothered to get it right and there isn't much you can do!
> Richard,
> Thanks for the suggestion, but I'm using a version of NTP which rejects 
> these false leapers.  These servers are from the NTP pool, so it's not 
> easy for everyone to avoid using them.  I was initially more concerned 
> to know whether the indications I was seeing were correct or not.
> Cheers,
> David

Perhaps a note to whoever is in charge of the pool?  Do you know what 
version of the NTPD software they are running?  Could it be a bug that 
has been fixed?  Or one that needs fixing?

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