[ntp:questions] Fwd: Using ntpdate -b SERVER shortly after SERVER boots

Richard B. gilbert rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Mon Feb 12 23:05:29 UTC 2007

Harlan Stenn wrote:
> Donald,
> Have you seen http://ntp.isc.org/Support/StartingNTP4 ?
> H

That's an interesting article but it misuses the word "precision". 
Precision is a property of your clock and can be thought of as the 
smallest possible difference in time that the clock can measure.

A clock can have a precision of 1 microsecond and still be five minutes 

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