[ntp:questions] NTP Leap Second Trace program updated....

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.neither-this-bit.nor-this.co.uk
Wed Mar 25 20:16:01 UTC 2009


Augustine wrote:
> On Mar 25, 2:30 pm, "David J Taylor" <david-tay... at blueyonder.neither-
> this-bit.nor-this.co.uk> wrote:
>>
>> ntp1.arse.org
>
> I'm not surprised about this one... :-D
>
> Jokes aside, why do we still see such announcements months after the
> event?  What can be done to mitigate and weed out such servers?  Can
> NTP be improved to discard such servers?  Should it?

The development, rather than the stable, version of ntp does include a 
"majority vote" code, so that one bum (sic) server out of five doesn't 
cause disruption.

Cheers,
David 




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