[ntp:questions] Offset is always increasing

Riccardo Castellani ric.castellani at alice.it
Wed May 22 16:45:20 UTC 2013

I tested 3 identical server with the same hardware, after one day offset is 
the same value.
I have to reset drift file ? Now is 855.

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Subject: Re: [ntp:questions] Offset is always increasing

> Did you wait a day after making changes?
> In my experience, the "offset is increasing, time is wandering AWAY
> from correct time" phenomenon often occurs when you have been tinkering
> with the config file and have stopped and started ntpd many times in
> succession.
> It will only stabilize when you don't mess with it for several hours
> after your last restart.
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