[ntp:questions] Thoughts on KOD

Rob nomail at example.com
Tue Jul 8 07:24:42 UTC 2014


Harlan Stenn <stenn at ntp.org> wrote:
> Rob writes:
>> Jan Ceuleers <jan.ceuleers at computer.org> wrote:
>> > I recommend providing motivation for the undesired clients to stop using
>> > the server, by the server sending a regular response indicating that it
>> > is not synchronised or replying in some other way that has no
>> > timekeeping value to the offending client.
>> 
>> Well, that is what KOD actually is.
>> However, it has so many broken and inconsistent bits that some clients
>> believe that they have received a corrupted packet and decide to re-try
>> the request to see if that results in a better response.
>
> What are these "many broken and inconsistent bits" of which you speak?

Strange stratum, both leap bits set, etc.



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