[ntp:questions] Troubleshooting who's at fault

Ronan Flood usenet at umbral.org.uk
Mon Jun 29 15:54:51 UTC 2009

Terje Mathisen <"terje.mathisen at tmsw.no"> wrote:

> David Woolley 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.

Yes, and fudge the stratum to 1, not 2.

Ronan Flood <usenet at umbral.org.uk>

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