[ntp:hackers] Re: magnitudes for ntpq variables

Reg Clemens reg at dwf.com
Wed Mar 29 05:02:18 UTC 2006

> All time satistics produced by the mode-6 (ntpq) support are in 
> milliseconds; all frequency statistics are in PPM. All poll intervals 
> are in log-2 seconds. There is no ambiguity whatsoever about these 
> things. This is an inherent characteristic of the mode-6 monitoring 
> protocol; ntpq just displays what it gets.

> > The web man pages did not clarify this issue, that I could find.
> >

I think the original question here is not only what ARE the units, but
he is asking that they be documented.  I havent looked at the WEB 
page but will take his word that they are not documented there.

If that is the case, could you add something like the above words
to the web page?

                                        reg at dwf.com

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