[ntp:questions] ntpdate function

unruh unruh at invalid.ca
Wed Apr 10 00:12:52 UTC 2013

On 2013-04-09, Jacek Igalson <jacek.igalson at orange.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I have used ntpdate command with the -q option for a reason to compare time 
> servers.
> I am also interested in delay time. I figure out that the delay taken from 
> ntpdate differs from
> value received from ping, ntpq or snoop. I find out that real delay is 
> rather equal to
> the delay taken from ntpdate subtract constant value 26 msec.
> Has somebody noticed the problem or have any advice to fix it?

No idea what you are talking about, but
a`0 ntpdate is deprecated. 
b) The delay in ntpdate is more like microseconds, milliseconds.

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