[ntp:questions] long linear network, time accuracy, and ntp strata

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid
Tue Oct 19 22:08:51 UTC 2010

Miernik, Jerzy (Jerzy) wrote:
> The related issue is this: what if node1 lost GPS signal too? (all caravan entered a grotto). Would then ntp.conf line: 
> tos orphan 5
The first question would be do you need to do anything special at all. 
You only need that sort of solution if you are going to get extended 
outages.  For normal outages, the system will coast along with 
relatively little divergence from true time, or that of other nodes.

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