Subject: Re: NTP problem
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Christoph Badura <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/27/1997 23:09:50
duncan@MCS.VUW.AC.NZ (Duncan McEwan) writes:
>I've just tried running xntpd on my current-ish netbsd/i386 and it doesn't
>seem to work too well :-(

>My ntp.conf file looks like

>	broadcastclient yes
>	broadcastdelay 0.008
>	driftfile /etc/ntp.drift

>The NetBSD xntpd identifies itself as "5.90 3-NetBSD Thu Apr 17 17:15:47
>EDT 1997 (1)", so I don't know how that compares to the 3.5f that we are
>running elsewhere.

xntpd 3-5.90 and upwards by default doesn't accept unauthenticated broadcast
packets.  Starting it with the option -A should revert to the old behaviour.
Christoph Badura

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