[ntp:questions] Troubleshooting who's at fault

Terje Mathisen "terje.mathisen at tmsw.no" at ntp.org
Sat Jun 27 08:22:38 UTC 2009

David Woolley wrote:
> Ronan Flood wrote:
>> The question remains why the Brandywine PTS device is claiming synch
>> to LOCAL(O) with stratum 2.
> I suspect it is using the local clock driver for its original purpose, 
> i.e. to propagate the value of a disciplined local clock that is 
> disciplined by something other than ntpd.

This is of course a perfectly valid configuration, except that in this 
case you should definitely use the fudge command to set the name of the 
clock to something that describes it somewhat better, i.e. something 
like "RB" or "PTS" in this case.


- <Terje.Mathisen at tmsw.no>
"almost all programming can be viewed as an exercise in caching"

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