[ntp:questions] Query about NTP accuracy

Hal Murray hal-usenet at ip-64-139-1-69.sjc.megapath.net
Sat May 23 20:47:15 UTC 2009

>PS. Previous to this setup, all three NTP appliance servers failed at 
>least once, and failed wrong, i.e. they kept responding but with the 
>wrong time! Each time this happened, we found one or two critical 
>servers that had been rebooted, then used ntpdate to pick the bogus 
>server to step the time, and then refused to listen to the two others 
>which at that point were "clearly wrong" :-(

How long did you wait?

I'd expect the 2 good servers to outvote the bad one, but it
might take a while before that happened.

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