[ntp:questions] what's the matter with my ntp

Mike Cook michael.cook at sfr.fr
Sun Sep 6 08:39:06 UTC 2015

> Le 6 sept. 2015 à 08:48, ※踏梦狼※ <121156191 at qq.com> a écrit :
> How long the difference of time of ntp client  time and ntp server time ,the ntp client exit ?

This is determined by the value of the panic threshold. By default it is 1000s but this can be configured or disabled in ntp.conf. See the man page tinker option.

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> > <snip>
> > For me this would not be considered acceptable. I would NEVER have ntp servers in virtual machines. Especially if they are LAN primary servers. The figures for delay and 
>    Oops… I meant offset. delay is not an issue unless it is highly variable, indicating asymmetric path length and induces jitter.
> > jitter are abnormally high.  
> "The bugs are notably apparent when the PC is disconnected from the mains".
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