[ntp:questions] Re: Dopey selection of server
mayer at gis.net
Fri Jan 30 17:40:11 UTC 2004
Christopher Burian <cburian at ll.mit.edu> wrote in message news:<mailman.70.1075437197.1757.questions at ntp.org>...
> Can anyone explain this:
> ntpq> pe
> remote refid st t when poll reach delay offset
> +cs.columbia.edu 188.8.131.52 2 u 725 1024 377 16.819 -7.688
> +filbert.cc.colu 184.108.40.206 2 u 704 1024 377 22.523 -4.356
> *cudns.cit.corne 220.127.116.11 2 u 656 1024 377 60.335 13.325
> Instead of rejecting the one that is off the most from the others, it is
> selecting that wayward server, despite it having the worst jitter as well.
> Is the selection based on a longer time frame, and I just happened to pick
> a bad time to look at how it's doing?
You need to include the rv information as well to tell that.
Try ntpq -p -c rv
I'm curious why you're not using MIT's time servers. I do.
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