[ntp:questions] stepping and slewing

Richard B. Gilbert rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Mon Apr 30 19:02:21 UTC 2007

Riccardo Castellani wrote:
> but can I define slew rate and step rate ?
> Pheraps these parameters are defined inside kernel of o.s. ?
> slew rate is always 0.5 ms/sec ?

No!  That is the maximum slew rate.  It's a limit built into most Unix 
and Unix-like operating systems.

What problem are you trying to solve?  ntpd works very well for most of 
us, just as it is.

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