[ntp:questions] Using ntpd with custom clock

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid
Wed Oct 17 20:30:27 UTC 2012

Kennedy, Paul wrote:
> Forgive me if I am wrong, but this is a very odd request.  As far as I
> can tell, the request is for the NTP corrections to the system clock to
> be used to correct a different clock.
> I cannot quite understand how this is of practical use.  It is like
> diagnosing the faults on your car engine and then applying the
> corrections to a train engine.

The alternative clock has a much more stable oscillator than the 
motherboard, would be one good reason.

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