[ntp:questions] Re: Slew mode check for XNTP

Steve Kostecke kostecke at ntp.isc.org
Thu Jul 27 02:47:04 UTC 2006

On 2006-07-27, Sasikumar Jayaraman <sasi05 at gmail.com> wrote:

> The default option is that if the offset is less than 128 seconds, it
> should slew the clock.

The default step threshold is 128 MILLI-seconds. If the offset is below
128 milliseconds ntpd will slew the clock. If the offset is above 128
milliseconds ntpd will step the clock.

> I tried changing the timing difference as 2 minutes. But I
> could see clock is changed in one shot to clock source.

2 minutes is considerably larger than 128 milliseconds.

Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.isc.org>
NTP Public Services Project - http://ntp.isc.org/

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