[ntp:questions] How do I prevent sudden system time jumps.

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid
Wed Jul 13 21:51:46 UTC 2011

Hal Murray wrote:
>> OK.  I asked since a timewarp of 200ms is a bit surprising for real HW,
>> but is something to be expected if you were running in a VM.
> It's easy to get a time-warp of 200 ms on a DSL link.  Just download
> a huge file, say a CD.  The queuing delay on the input to the DSL
> link turns into asymmetrical delays.  I've seen delays up to 3.5 seconds.

The huff and puff tinker optin can help mitigate this.

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