Another maxpoll mixup

Gary E. Miller gem at
Tue Sep 27 17:51:19 UTC 2016

Yo Hal!

On Tue, 27 Sep 2016 01:32:00 -0700
Hal Murray <hmurray at> wrote:

> From ntp.conf:
> server iburst
> server iburst
> server iburst
> server iburst
> (no "max" in ntp.conf)

I thought we had found all the paths where the magic value 'unknown'
maxpoll had to be changed to the final real maxpoll.  Any idea where the
maxpoll is not being checked and set?

We have:
    ntp_config.c line 2921
    ntp_perr.c 766

I do not see anywhere else maxpoll was previsouly checked for the magic

I also thought that every initialization path already checked for
maxpoll > NTP_MAXPOLL.  Maybe it was previsouly caught be a minpoll >
maxpoll check?


Gary E. Miller Rellim 109 NW Wilmington Ave., Suite E, Bend, OR 97703
	gem at  Tel:+1 541 382 8588
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