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Date:      Fri, 18 Jan 2002 06:52:56 +1100
From:      Peter Jeremy <>
To:        Harlan Stenn <>
Cc:        Gregory Bond <>, freebsd-stable@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: NTP packet routing problem
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <>; from on Thu, Jan 17, 2002 at 01:06:57AM -0500
References:  <"20020117164811.T72285"> <>

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On 2002-Jan-17 01:06:57 -0500, Harlan Stenn <> wrote:
>It might also be the NTP associations - ntpd makes it associations based on
>the IP of the local machine, and if your PPP link goes down/up and you get a
>new IP then ntpd will continue to attempt to communicate using its old
>IP address (association).

I'm using static IP addresses so that's not it.

>OBTW, if you are using PPP connections for NTP it's probably a good idea to
>use both the "burst" and "tinker huffpuff 7200" (more or less) things in
>your ntp.conf file.

Thanks for that.  I've enabled "burst", but I missed the "huffpuff".


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