[ntp:questions] Re: New NTP version for Windows with GUI setupavailable
Richard B. Gilbert
rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Sat Jan 7 02:07:24 UTC 2006
Danny Mayer wrote:
>Richard B. Gilbert wrote:
>>My point was that, in a properly working system, ntpd should not need to
>>"reset" the clock once it has been synchronized. Let's look at reasons
>>why this might happen:
>>a. ntpd selected a new server for synchronization. The selected
>>server's time differed from the client's by more than the step threshold.
>Informational. The new server is neither right nor wrong, just a
>different one and was different by a large enough amount.
If two of the servers I am using ever differ by 128 milliseconds, I
think I ought to know about it. I would then consider replacing one or
even both of them. Whichever one was wrong, I would not want to rely on
if I really needed to know the correct time!
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