[ntp:questions] ntp too agressive on clock changes

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid
Sun Apr 14 09:15:54 UTC 2013

Hal Murray wrote:
> Things can get confused if your network connection is overloaded
> in one direction.  On my DSL link, I've seen delays of almost 4
> seconds.  If I'm doing a big download that can persist for a long
> time.

The huff and puff tinker option was introduced to minimise false steps 
in that case.

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