[ntp:questions] Stabilizing the drift file?

Hal Murray hal-usenet at ip-64-139-1-69.sjc.megapath.net
Fri Nov 24 17:59:48 UTC 2006


>a) Measure the drift with my script for 2 seconds

>So ntpd can start its operation with (almost) no initial offset and a
>drift that is +-2ppm away from the long-term value.

Are you sure that is going to work correctly?

If one of those readings is off by 5 microseconds, that will turn
into an error of 2.5 ppm.

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