[ntp:questions] Re: Problem with NTP not keeping clock in sync under Ubuntu linux

Laurence Rowe l at lrowe.co.uk
Wed Aug 10 13:58:32 UTC 2005


I was told this part of the config file would help with this on the 
ubunutu users list

# don't worry about the clock being out of step a long way
tinker panic 0 stepout 0

But I'm obviously no expert at this...


David J Taylor wrote:
> Laurence,
> I believe the maximum allowable clock error with NTP is 500ppm, or about 
> 43 seconds per day.
> Your OS may allow you to compensate for your large error, but I don't know 
> how you would configure that.
> David 

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