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Re: ntp problem in broadcastclients




On Thu, Oct 25, 2018 at 05:36:21PM -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> I put the router back on pool.ntp.org, but had to reboot it to take effect.
> 
> Now this machine shows for ntpq -p:
>      remote           refid      st t when poll reach   delay   offset  jitter
> ==============================================================================
> +159.203.158.197 45.33.103.94     3 u   59   64    3   19.551   -1.356  61.116
> *tick.mdacore.ne 130.207.244.240  2 u   61   64    3   30.488   -2.042   3.042
> -ntp3.junkemailf 216.218.254.202  2 u   59   64    3   82.196   -7.491   2.306
> +208.76.53.137   216.218.254.202  2 u   64   64    3   40.852   -2.476   0.889
>  192.168.71.255  .BCST.          16 u    -   64    0    0.000    0.000   0.000
> 
> But should the .BCST. be a 16 ?? Or is that just the nature of the beast?

According to <http://doc.ntp.org/4.2.2/debug.html>, BCST means "The
association belongs to a broadcast server."  And unfortunately, as I
mentioned before, I've never used NTP in broadcast mode.  So at this
point you're officially beyond my knowledge level.