[ntp:questions] Offset is always increasing

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid
Thu May 23 22:34:37 UTC 2013

unruh wrote:

> And you talk about offset of 800 and then drift of 835. Which is it?
> ntpd cannot drift faster than 500PPM, so 800 or so is not possible if
> that means ppm. 

I don't think the 500ppm limit existed on some of the older versions of 
nptd.  I'm not sure it it came in with version 3 or version 4.  Before 
that the OS tickadj rate determined the limit.

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