[ntp:questions] high precision tracking: trying to understand sudden jumps

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.co.uk.invalid
Mon Mar 31 08:55:54 UTC 2008

Unruh wrote:

> I have no idea what this means. ntp simply runs a second order feedback
> network It does not do anything for "large and small" errors. 

See sections G.4, G.5 and following of RFC 1305 (page 95 and onwards in 
the PDF version).  A couple of parameters are dynmacially adjusted to 
change the time constant of the network, so it is not entirely "simple".

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