[ntp:questions] Re: NTP: time not synchronized

Per Hedeland per at hedeland.org
Tue Sep 5 20:30:17 UTC 2006

In article <yPKdnYPIhNa6-WHZnZ2dnUVZ_o-dnZ2d at comcast.com> "Richard
B. Gilbert" <rgilbert88 at comcast.net> writes:
>Ntpd cannot correct errors greater than 1024 seconds!

Actually I think it's 1000 seconds (by default).

> Large errors less 
>that 1024 seconds can take a very long time to correct; the highest rate 
>at which ntpd can slew the clock is 500 parts per million or about 43 
>seconds per day.

ITYM "large errors less than 128 milliseconds":-) - errors between 128
ms and 1000 s are corrected by stepping the clock (by default).

--Per Hedeland
per at hedeland.org

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