[ntp:questions] Re: ntpd, boot time, and hot plugging

Terje Mathisen terje.mathisen at hda.hydro.com
Fri Feb 4 20:12:12 UTC 2005

Tom Smith wrote:
> # time ntpd -gq [above 14 servers/peers with iburst, plus local. No 
> authentication.
>                  Default min/max poll. All appropriate for long-term time
>                  maintenance.]

I believe using less servers, but minpoll 4, would result in faster 
initial aquisition.

Prof. Mills' recent addition of a tuning knob to reduce the confidence 
level for first time acceptance will make it even faster.

- <Terje.Mathisen at hda.hydro.com>
"almost all programming can be viewed as an exercise in caching"

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