[ntp:questions] 500ppm - is it too small?
Richard B. Gilbert
rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Thu May 7 20:24:05 UTC 2009
Terje Mathisen wrote:
> Hal Murray wrote:
>>> An greater than 500 PPM suggests seriously broken hardware!
>> Or software.
> This sounds a lot like the trouble many Linux boxes got into with
> HZ=1000, where dropped timer ticks could cause all sorts of problems in
> the form of unstable systems clocks that seemed to lose a lot more than
> 500 ppm.
Please be a little more careful with your attributions!! Hal Murray did
not write that first line! I did!!
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