[ntp:questions] ntpd stays synced after loosing gps

Miroslav Lichvar mlichvar at redhat.com
Wed May 11 07:31:04 UTC 2011

On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 05:17:14AM +0000, Dave Hart wrote:
> 2011/5/11 Николай Орехов <nowhere at mail.ru>:
> > Thanks, I'll try it! But is the recent tarball stable enough?
> > I'm using latest 4.2.6 with some minor changes to support my LassenIQ TSIP
> > and I need it to be very stable.
> I prefer ntp-dev in general over ntp-stable, but my perspective may be warped.
> > Could you provide me link to this bug and fixes so I can make a patch?
> No, I'm afraid I can't.  I recall the problem you describe, and I
> haven't seen it in ntp-dev for a while, so I'm pretty sure it was
> fixed after 4.2.6 based on your experience, but I'd like to confirm
> that, as we are likely to start the push to polish 4.2.7 into a
> (-stable) 4.2.8 soon.  I do not know of an existing bug report for the
> behavior, though I haven't searched for one either.  Similarly while I
> believe it to be fixed in more recent versions, I can't at this point
> suggest when it was fixed or which change fixed it.

I think it's the bug #1554, which was fixed only in 4.2.7.


Miroslav Lichvar

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