[ntp:questions] NTP server not reducing polling interval on upstream hosts

A C agcarver+ntp at acarver.net
Sat Oct 25 03:11:30 UTC 2014


On 2014-10-17 04:08, Rob wrote:
> David Taylor <david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid> wrote:
>> On 17/10/2014 04:25, Phil W Lee wrote:
>> []
>>> Can I upgrade by just swapping a newer binary in?
>>> I'm not really far enough up the FreeBSD learning curve to work out
>>> why I'm getting errors trying to build a newer one from source (I did
>>> at least try).
>>
>> I've put the Intel binaries I am currently using here:
>>
>>    http://www.satsignal.eu/ntp/FreeBSD-ntp.4.2.7p476.zip
>>
>> Be sure to take a backup of your own binaries first!  No promises, but 
>> perhaps nothing ventured, nothing gained?
> 
> I know that this is not fixed in ntp-dev.  It was mentioned by someone
> here when I discussed the problems of using ATOM in combination with
> a network clock source, the trouble with "prefer" etc.
> 
> He had a patch that fixed both the "prefer" problem and the bug this
> thread is about.

That would be me.  I don't have a patch as you might think of one
(running a patch against source) but I do have the edits noted.  I'm
still using an older development version p270 so I really can't submit a
patch anymore but I can certainly explain where the edits should go.



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