[ntp:questions] Re: [Bug 177] Clock stepping messes up frequency. (fwd)

Roy roy at suespammers.org
Fri Oct 24 12:10:06 UTC 2003


"David L. Mills" <mills at udel.edu> wrote in message news:<3F988ED3.CDA4BB28 at udel.edu>...
> Roy,
> 
> You have a classic case of huf-n'-puffitis. The delay varies throughout
> the day starting at moderate values near day's beginning rising to 0.8
> second near second 70000 then falling to a few tens of milliseconds
> until day's end. 

Pardon me Dr. Mills, but aren't those values in the dispersion field
and not the delay field?  It might be easier to check the files I
e-mailed to you.

BTW, it seems to me that the dispersion calculation generates insanely
high values at high poll intervals.  It just makes no sense to me that
the dispersion should be 835 ms. just after a poll with a delay of
less than 34 ms.

Have a great time,


roy
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