[ntp:questions] how long does it take ntpd to sync up

Harlan Stenn stenn at ntp.org
Sat Aug 27 17:37:48 UTC 2011

It depends on your definition of "truly sync up".

With a "good" drift file and good servers where you use iburst, it takes
about 11 seconds for ntpd to sync up and track the time.


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