[ntp:questions] Re: those secret incantations!!!

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.not-this-bit.nor-this-part.uk
Mon Mar 7 17:46:28 UTC 2005

Charles wrote:
> Can anybody recommend a good on-line discussion or
> glossary or dictionary of the various terms used in the
> for fedora core 3 file /etc/ntp.conf  ???
> In particular, the word "fudge".
> Tnx,
> Charles

Good question!  I searched with Google and found:


which says:

"Individual clocks can be activated by configuration file commands, 
specifically the server and fudge commands described in the ntpd program 
manual page."

but if you go the to the "ntpd program manual page" at:


the word "fudge" cannot be found.  However, if you look at the individual 
reference clock driver entries, such as:


the Fudge Factors are listed there.


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