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Re: [SLE] ntpd seems to work but how well?
  • From: John Andersen <jsa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 2 Sep 2004 11:14:23 -0800
  • Message-id: <200409021114.23937.jsa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thursday 02 September 2004 11:10 am, John Andersen wrote:
> On Thursday 02 September 2004 05:01 am, Constant Brouerius van Nidek wrote:
> > Right now I get a star for darkstar.sanet and after a ten minutes I
> > also got a plus sign in front of ns01.deu.edu.tr
> > What does the plus mean?

> An asterisk * in the first column marks the reference time source which is
> currently preferred by the NTP daemon, the + character marks high quality
> candidates for the reference time which could be used if the currently
> selected reference time source should become unavailable.

By the way, forgot to mention, the above was cribbed from
http://networking.ringofsaturn.com/Protocols/ntp.php
which is a pretty good reference for this stuff.

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John Andersen
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