[ntp:questions] Re: Setting maxpoll interval with 'ntpdc'
davids at webmaster.com
Thu Jan 5 23:11:13 UTC 2006
"Richard B. Gilbert" <rgilbert88 at comcast.net> wrote in message
news:hYCdnUW57LX8HiDeRVn-qQ at comcast.com...
> I don't believe you can, or should do this. Ntpd selects the poll
> interval within the range specified by the default values for Minpoll and
> Maxpoll. The defaults are correct for most circumstances. The only
> exception that occurs to me is a dial-up connection to a server; such
> servers are polled much less often than broadband connections.
And be warned -- forcing ntpd to poll more often that it things is
appropriate hurts accuracy dramatically and its stability enormously.
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