[ntp:questions] NTP no internet connection

Unruh unruh-spam at physics.ubc.ca
Sat Feb 9 23:05:58 UTC 2008

hal-usenet at ip-64-139-1-69.sjc.megapath.net (Hal Murray) writes:

>>What does "all over the map" mean. they will be withing a few tens of
>>microseconds of that server. 

>I'd expect a few to tens of ms rather than microseconds.

On a local net I would expect a few tens of usec not msec. The round trip
time is liable to be less than 100usec so there is no reason why the error
should be bigger than that. 

>If you manually set the time on the server, I'd expect it to
>take a while for the clients to catch up.

Yes, it would. 

>This question comes up often enough that a wiki page seems
>like a good idea.

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