[ntp:questions] Re: Effects of mindist setting

Hal Murray hmurray at suespammers.org
Tue Sep 26 08:30:53 UTC 2006

>First - once we set the time1 value the magnitude of the dispersions should be 
>decreased. (Was the 0.010 recommendation in 
>based on any tests? Or perhaps assumptions based on Unix scheduling?)

I wrote that text.

I think I pulled that value from a posting here, but that was a long
time ago.  google-groups on mindist might find it.  Try the thread
from Feb 2005, Subject: On jittery clocks and precision PPS signals

I tried it.  It fixed my problem.  I haven't done any testing.

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