[ntp:questions] Order of servers in ntp.conf

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid
Thu Aug 15 21:19:29 UTC 2013

On 14/08/13 16:03, Nils Brubaker wrote:

> all of whose error intervals overlap and uses the average of those times
> as the time to send on the the ntp engine. The others are "false
> tickers". It estimates the error by looking at the round trip time and
> the other machine's estimate of its own max error.

I believe the error statistics and stratum, sent downstream, come from 
the system peer.  The actual time is a weighted average of good servers.

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