[ntp:questions] NTP request retry?

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid
Mon Jan 27 22:18:06 UTC 2014

On 27/01/14 19:33, Rob wrote:
> It is unclear to me if an outgoing request
> would be shown on the trace when ARP resolution is incomplete.

Needing to do ARP will cause some extra round trip delay, but should not 
prevent the packet being transmitted.  ARP cache timeout is not a 
sufficient cause.

This sort of timeout tends to be more associated with stateful firewalls 
and NAT.

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