[ntp:questions] Re: Problem with NTP not keeping clock in sync under Ubuntu linux

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.not-this-bit.nor-this-part.uk.invalid
Wed Aug 10 12:55:29 UTC 2005


Laurence Rowe wrote:
> Hi there,
>
> I am having problems getting NTP to take effect. My computer has a
> very fast clock (about 10 mins per day) and NTP seems to have no
> effect, though superficially appears to be work. Any ideas how to
> make ntp keep my clock in sync?

Laurence,

I believe the maximum allowable clock error with NTP is 500ppm, or about 
43 seconds per day.

Your OS may allow you to compensate for your large error, but I don't know 
how you would configure that.

David 





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