> Actually, you could really use this in ntpd(8), rather than just ntpdate.
> You could crank in the offset and delay samples for each packet
> received from an NTP peer; this will have the effect of adding into
> the entropy pool the "noise" in the latency of the path between you
> and each of your NTP peers.  This varies over time with each sample,
> and in fact, NTP goes to considerable effort in it's sample filtering
> to exclude the noisy samples.  We need to get that date before it's
> discarded and contribute it to the entropy cause.

You forget; a snooper watching your (ether)net has access to nearly
all of this information.

Mark Murray
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