[ntp:questions] 500ppm - is it too small?
unruh-spam at physics.ubc.ca
Fri Nov 13 00:37:43 UTC 2009
David Woolley <david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid> writes:
>> The problem is that Mills hardcoded this into the kernel routines for
>It, and lower values, e.g. 100ppm where hardcoded into kernels before
>nptd was a factor. The interface that ntpd uses in user space mode
>typically had this sort of limit.
I believe Mills was largely responsible for the kernel time routine
ntp has been around for about 20 years now, longer than Linux has.
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