[ntp:questions] What exactly does "Maximum Distance Exceded" mean?

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.neither-this-bit.nor-this.co.uk
Mon Mar 16 10:02:43 UTC 2009


Paul.Croome at softwareag.com wrote:
> Joseph,
>
> If you're not willing to get the source code for NTP and compile it,
> you can download a binary from http://www.sunfreeware.com/.
> It's probably configured with a 'standard' set of
> refclock drivers and, as a consequence, may be larger
> than a custom-configured version.
>
> Paul

How important is size in today's Sun's systems, or even ones a few years 
old?  The ntpd file I see is less than 0.5MB (admittedly  Windows 
version), and occupies about 3MB of RAM.....

(Of course, for an embedded system it might matter).

Cheers,
David 




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