[ntp:questions] Single best NTP status indicator of clock accuracy?

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid
Fri Dec 11 21:33:10 UTC 2009


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> I contend root dispersion is, the diff to UTC.

Root dispersion approximates the difference from UTC if ntpd's solution 
for the clock frequency is out by exactly 15ppm.  Generally the 
frequency solution is much better than that, and most of the time better 
than 0.1ppm.

(UTC means stratum 0 time here, even if that is not actually UTC.)




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