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

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.neither-this-bit.nor-this-bit.co.uk
Wed Feb 20 06:41:50 UTC 2008

Unruh wrote:
>> - the default for min and max poll are 6 and 10 (IIRC), and not 4
>> and 7
> And so? Exactly how is this supposed to make a difference?

It means that your tests are not carried out on an "out of the box" 
configuration, and therefore perhaps less useful than they might otherwise 
be.  It's possible that some servers would see min/maxpoll of 4 and 7 as 

Testing with the ADSL hookup is a useful extra, though.


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