[ntp:questions] Re: is there a way to "lock" the drift frequency

Terje Mathisen terje.mathisen at hda.hydro.com
Fri Nov 14 21:57:23 UTC 2003

wayne wrote:

> Is there a way to "lock" down the pll frequency to some value around
> what is in the drift file?
> I have found that on my two systems, any time the frequency wanders
> too far from a known good value, that it is a sign of a problem and it
> recovers *much* quicker if I simply kill the daemon and restart it
> than to let ntpd work the problem out by itself.

tinker huffpuff 36000

would allow ntpd to 'coast' past up to 10 hours of excessive one-way load.


- <Terje.Mathisen at hda.hydro.com>
"almost all programming can be viewed as an exercise in caching"

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