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NTP Issues Today



----- Original Message -----
> From: "Sid Rao" <srao at ctigroup.com>

> We were synchronized against multiple sources. Unfortunately the Navy
> NTP source contaminated multiple downstream sources.
> 
> Unless you can trace all your sources, if these sources all have a
> root source you will break.

"... against multiple [Stratum 1] sources..."

Baby, if you've ever wondered... whether it matters whether your sources
are strat 1 or not, now you know -- since there's no real way to get 
provenance on down-strat time sources that I'm aware of.

Does the NTP code, people who know, give any extra credence to strat-1
sources in it's byzantine code?

Cheers,
-- jra
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