[ntp:questions] Thoughts on KOD

John Hasler jhasler at newsguy.com
Mon Jul 7 15:51:26 UTC 2014


Danny writes:
> You haven't read the code. Any client that ignores the KOD flag will
> find (if they ever looked) that their clock will be drifting away
> further and further from the proper time. When KOD is set the value of
> the received and sent timestamps are the same as the initial client
> sent timestamp. It doesn't use the system time for the returned
> packet.  Calculate what this does to the resulting clock.

Yes but the consumer running the router of microwave oven or whatever
won't notice so you still won't get rid of them.
-- 
John Hasler 
jhasler at newsguy.com
Dancing Horse Hill
Elmwood, WI USA



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