[ntp:questions] ntp & system without a rtc

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid
Tue May 14 06:59:28 UTC 2013

Richard B. Gilbert wrote:

> NTPD is NOT designed for fast convergence.  From start up to get the 
> minutes correct, NTPD will need about thirty minutes!  To get the best 
> time you are going to get, you will need to wait for about ten hours!
Convergence to within 128ms should take a lot less than that.  With 
iburst, I believe it should be less than one minute.


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