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

Sasikumar Jayaraman sasi05 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 27 05:06:51 UTC 2006


Steve,

I tried few samples and one of which is 2 minutes without -x.

The other samples are 3,5 and 10 minutes with ntpd -x.

I see the time changed in one shot for all test.


Thanks,
Sasi.


On 27 Jul 2006 02:47:04 GMT, Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.isc.org> wrote:
>
> 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.
>
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