[ntp:questions] NTP architecture with virtual machines for stratum-2 ?

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid
Tue Mar 5 07:49:32 UTC 2013

janfrode at tanso.net wrote:

> Also, won't an ntpd without a LOCAL clock quickly stop serving time
>+ if it's out of sync with it's remote time sources?

It won't stop serving the time, but dowstream systems may choose to 
ignore it.  In that case, they will free run with the last known 
corrections, which should result in a time that is as likely as that on 
their server to represent true time accurately.

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