[ntp:questions] local refclock and orphan mode...
dfc-list at douglasfcalvert.net
Wed Nov 23 02:33:28 UTC 2011
On 11/21/2011 01:51 AM, Harlan Stenn wrote:
> I asked this on hackers@ and think a wider audience would be good.
> In the old days, we had the local refclock.
> Now we have orphan mode.
> Can anybody think of a (good) use-case where one would want *both* the
> local refclock *and* orphan mode configured for an instance of ntpd?
I think you are confused about how things operate around here. The way
this works is that *we* ask you the questions and then *you* give us
The first thing that comes to mind is environments with mixed ntpd
versions. I realize that pre-4.2.2 was >5 years ago but sometimes change
management policies read more like change resistance policies.
What about the infamous interstellar/interplanetary ntp network?
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