[ntp:questions] Re: ntpd, boot time, and hot plugging
smith at cag.lkg.hp.com
Fri Feb 4 20:55:57 UTC 2005
Terje Mathisen wrote:
> Tom Smith wrote:
>> # time ntpd -gq [above 14 servers/peers with iburst, plus local. No
>> Default min/max poll. All appropriate for long-term time
> 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.
So you're suggesting that the requirements for initial acquisition
of an estimated time necessary to get ntpd off the grounbd are different
from the requirements for long-term maintenance of an accurate and stable time.
I certainly agree.
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