[ntp:questions] Strange jumps in PPM

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid
Thu Aug 22 06:57:31 UTC 2013

On 21/08/13 21:24, A C wrote:

> So the idea isn't that ntpd should figure out on its own without user
> intervention.  Instead there would be some kind of
> configuration/fudge/tinker options available so that the user can supply
> baseline information that can help ntpd identify a rogue source versus
> normal system behaviors.

Actually, one of the main complaints about ntpd is that it favours the 
theory that the source is the problem, when the crystal temperature is 
the real problem.  (The exception to this is people who manually yank 
the local clock and then complain that ntpd doesn't immediately reset it.)

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