[ntp:questions] Re: Known asymmetry (DSL) compensation

David J Taylor david-taylor at invalid.com
Mon Feb 14 19:47:43 UTC 2005


John Pettitt wrote:
> I know it's not possible to know or compensate for all asymmetry in
> the packets between two machines.  However where there is a fixed,
> known, asymmetry - like on a DSL line shouldn't it be possible to
> calculate a fudge factor?

Isn't there a "fudge" command you can apply to a server exactly to provide 
a fixed offset?  I belive the radio-clock people need to do this to 
compensate for receiver bandwidth and propagation delays.

Cheers,
David 





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