[ntp:questions] NTPd in embedded application slow to serve/sync time.

Mike Cook michael.cook at sfr.fr
Thu Aug 16 21:41:47 UTC 2018


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> Anything else I can do to speed up the server to being happy about giving out time?

 The usual method is to give it a good starting time at boot. You can too that by adding a battery (or cap) backed RTC chip and setting the system clock to that time before NTP starts. That will speed up convergence. If your embedded system is linux, the command , hwclock, is your friend.

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>  -Ben
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