[ntp:questions] stepping and slewing

Hal Murray hal-usenet at ip-64-139-1-69.sjc.megapath.net
Sun May 13 05:12:03 UTC 2007

>Of course the "sleep 60" interval is itself impacted by the slewing
>clock, but the magnitude of the error should be negligable. Note both
>ntpdate and ntpd -gq call adjtime(), which on my system calls adjtimex()
>with ADJ_OFFSET_SINGLESHOT (same as the adjtimex --singleshot command).

Probably not.  The sleep time gets turned into so many ticks.
I don't think that calculation includes the drift or slewing.

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