[ntp:questions] Re: reference clock sync

David Schwartz davids at webmaster.com
Fri Nov 14 09:11:00 UTC 2003


"moorefieldman" <karlobrien2 at yahoo.com> wrote in message
news:c7b3dce2.0311130901.65dc8c56 at posting.google.com...

> Hi all,
> My question is how often should a stratum one ntp server synchronize
> with its reference clock.
> Thanks.

    This is a critical parameter and you should not mess with it. Poll too
often and you'll increase your jitter and push data out of the median filter
too quickly. Poll too rarely and you'll drift all over the place.

    Let NTP decide.

    DS





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