[ntp:questions] offset increases

unruh unruh at invalid.ca
Wed Sep 18 16:40:41 UTC 2013


On 2013-09-18, Riccardo Castellani <r.castellani at usl6.toscana.it> wrote:
> My Linux NTP server, which gives time to all my servers, has a strange
> behavior because when I set clock by 'ntpdate' command and later ntpd starts
> I can see 'offset' value increases until to these value:

Yes. ntpd is hunting for the best rate. If the rate is wrong, the offset
increases.

>
>  
>
>      remote           refid      st t when poll reach   delay   offset
> jitter
>
>============================================================================
>==
>
> 193.204.114.232 .CTD.            1 u   42   64   17   20.929  -386.94
> 98.882
>
> 193.204.114.233 .CTD.            1 u   40   64   17   20.814  -391.08
> 99.025
>
> 193.79.237.14   .PPS.            1 u   47   64   17   26.229  -307.61
> 99.347
>
> 192.93.2.20     .GPSi.           1 u   42   64   17   32.629  -309.96
> 102.912
>
> 131.188.3.221   .DCFp.           1 u   43   64   17   41.928  -460.36
> 148.642
>
>  

I do not think anything. One data point tells us nothing about
"increases".

>
>  
>
> What do you think ?



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