[ntp:questions] stepping and slewing

Steve Kostecke kostecke at ntp.isc.org
Thu May 3 18:03:53 UTC 2007

On 2007-05-03, Hal Murray <hal-usenet at ip-64-139-1-69.sjc.megapath.net>

>"attribution deleted" wrote:
>>Now I understand that stepping set clock immediately to correct time
>>(both forward and backward) while slewing permit to adjust gradually
>>time at max 0.5 ms /sec rate (ONLY forward). is'tt OK ?
> Slewing can go in either direction.

No. The clock still continues to move _forward_ during a slew.

> To advance, the clock advances by 1.0005 seconds per real second.
> To backup, it advances by 0.9995 seconds per second.

In both cases the clock is _advancing_.

Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.isc.org>
NTP Public Services Project - http://ntp.isc.org/

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