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

Paul.Croome at softwareag.com Paul.Croome at softwareag.com
Mon Mar 16 10:56:34 UTC 2009


On 16 Mrz., 11:02, "David J Taylor" <david-tay... at blueyonder.neither-
this-bit.nor-this.co.uk> wrote:
> Paul.Cro... 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 fromhttp://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

Regard it as a Government Health Warning: caveat lector.

Paul




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