[ntp:questions] Meinberg software running under Vista/Windows 2008

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid
Wed Jul 6 21:59:26 UTC 2011

Chris Albertson wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 6, 2011 at 8:41 AM,  <Radu.Popa at technomatic.de> wrote:
>> Thank you for your answer, but can this limit be specified in the config
>> file or command line, please?
> I found it.
> http://www.eecis.udel.edu/~mills/ntp/html/clock.html
> Looks like I was wrong.   From my read of the above 2 minutes is under
> the "panic" limit and NTP should attempt to correct the offset.   It
> will "step" the clock in jumps of 125 milliseconds.    So it would
> take 1,000 steps to correct a 2 minute offset.   So take a look every

For a persistent offset of more than 128ms, ntpd will remove the whole 
offset in one go.  This will be after the 15 minute delay and 
subsequently finding multiple samples showing an acceptably low jitter.

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