[ntp:questions] Can NTP sync within 1ms

Harlan Stenn stenn at ntp.org
Fri Apr 25 07:47:26 UTC 2014


"Montgomery, Peter BIS" writes:
> I am new to NTP. But I have a quick question that I need to answer soon.
> 
> I would like to know whether NTP can sync between a client and a
> server within 1ms if the client and server are Linux applications on a
> simple local network ( less than 10 nodes).

Yes, in my experience it is pretty easy to keep machines in a LAN sync'd
to less than a millisecond.

I'm talking about "unix" machines in general.  There is a chance you
*might* need to be aware of peculiarities with certain versions of linux
kernels.

H


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