[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:
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>>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.
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>Informational. The new server is neither right nor wrong, just a
>different one and was different by a large enough amount.
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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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