[ntp:questions] Keeping NTP Honest Redux

Unruh unruh-spam at physics.ubc.ca
Fri Nov 6 23:07:57 UTC 2009

Evandro Menezes <evandro at mailinator.com> writes:

>On Nov 6, 3:10=A0pm, Terje Mathisen <Terje.Mathi... at tmsw.no> wrote:
>> Making it more convenient to lock polling at 64s isn't a good idea, imho.

>What do you suggest to mitigate the wild swings between daytime and
>nighttime, sunny and cloudy, cold-front and warm-front, etc, of both
>the offset and the frequency?

What do you call a "wild swing"? What operating system? What accuracy do
you need?

Note that on my server ( disciplined by GPS and ntp) the Day-night "swing" is
about .05PPM and weekly about .1 PPM  which I would not call wild.


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