[ntp:questions] Bug 2341 - ntpd fails to keep up with clock drift at poll>7

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid
Mon Dec 2 15:57:12 UTC 2013

On 02/12/13 15:35, Martin Burnicki wrote:

>  From my understanding it would be better if ntpd polled in shorter
> intervals to detect if the frequency drift is constant, or not. If it is
> not it could decrease the polling interval to react faster on frequency
> changes.

It already oversamples and adjusts the poll rate if the frequency 
stability is poor.

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