[ntp:questions] chrony and ntp comparison-- ADSL hookup

Unruh unruh-spam at physics.ubc.ca
Tue Feb 19 16:41:26 UTC 2008

Bill Unruh wrote:
> The round trip between server and client is
> about 16ms, which is about 100 times longer than the round trip times
> used
> earlier in the previous tests I posted.
>> Now, chrony is much more aggresive in decreasing the poll interval
>> when the statistics gets bad, so the mean poll time for chrony was
>> 36sec while for
>> ntp it was 127 sec (in both cases minpoll was 4 and maxpoll was 7).

>I beilieve that this is still unrepresentative:

>- delay values I see are more like 30msec, not 16msec

>- the default for min and max poll are 6 and 10 (IIRC), and not 4 and 7


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