[ntp:questions] What is the NTP recovery time from 16s step in GPSserver?

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid
Thu Nov 1 16:30:26 UTC 2012

unruh wrote:
> On 2012-11-01, David Woolley <david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid> wrote:
>> David Taylor wrote:
>>> On a recent restart from cold, the server here took about 15 minutes to 
>>> get to within 250 microseconds, and about an hour to be within 10 
>>> microseconds.  Ultimately it is within about 3 microseconds.
>> 3 microseconds of what?  How are you measuring the difference between 
>> software clock time and UTC, independently of NTP?
> I think he means the clock offset from a PPS signal. (otherwise that
> does not mean much) 
Well actually, he means the offset from the estimated PPS time, not the 
actual PPS time.

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