[ntp:questions] NTP absolute accuracy?

Maarten Wiltink maarten at kittensandcats.net
Sun Nov 1 15:48:34 UTC 2009

"Unruh" <unruh-spam at physics.ubc.ca> wrote in message
news:IEbHm.50125$Db2.41863 at edtnps83...
> The problem is that I have no idea what the accuracy of any of those
> items is. YOur ISP's timesever may be a stratum 7 getting time from
> a bunch of bozos. Or itmay be stratum 1 getting its time from a well
> implimented GPS clock.

"ntpq -p" will tell you that. And ntptrace does exactly that, climbing
the chain up from you to stratum 1.

Maarten Wiltink

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