[ntp:questions] systems won't synchronize no matter what

Dave Hart hart at ntp.org
Thu Oct 28 21:46:04 UTC 2010

On Thu, Oct 28, 2010 at 17:49 UTC, BlackLists wrote:
> Steve Kostecke wrote:
>> iburst causes ntpd to use a volley of 8 polls at 2
> ntp-dev-4.2.7p72\ntpdntp_proto.c
> #define NTP_IBURST      6       /* packets in iburst */
>  {I couldn't find when it changed.}

I could.  It was changed in:

ntpd/ntp_proto.c at 1.266  2007-11-21 01:06:33-05:00  stenn at udel.edu

You can see the complete set of changes at:


And the diff for ntp_proto.c showing the introduction of NTP_IBURST
(6) replacing NTP_BURST (8) for the iburst count:


Those changes appeared first in 4.2.5p100.

Dave Hart

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