[ntp:questions] Ntpd in uninterruptible sleep?
hart at ntp.org
Thu Nov 10 10:39:49 UTC 2011
On Thu, Nov 10, 2011 at 07:39, A C <agcarver+ntp at acarver.net> wrote:
> I did have a question about the debug data out of -D2. What does the "head"
> parameter indicate in a poll_update? I notice that most of the time head is
> zero but once in a while it's something else. The log of the debug data
> shows it's gone over 500 a couple times.
> This one is zero, I lost the bigger one which
>> poll_update: at 3966 127.127.22.1 poll 4 burst 0 retry 0 head 0 early 2
>> next 16
This is the transmit headway, reported by the "rv <associd>" or "rv
&1" (or &2 for second association, etc.) as headway=
See http://www.eecis.udel.edu/~mills/ntp/html/rate.html#guard for an
explanation. This is the output or transmit counter described.
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