[ntp:questions] Stabilizing the drift file?

Ulrich Windl Ulrich.Windl at RZ.Uni-Regensburg.DE
Mon Nov 27 10:48:02 UTC 2006

Robert Wachinger <job at Robert-Wachinger.de> writes:

> Hi,
> did anybody else have the problem, to have to stabilize the frequency discipline
> faster than the normal 15 minutes to hours? Does any solution exist?

"Hack the daemon" is the most likely solution (despite of "iburst" and "burst").

> We have here the requirement to have a replaced board (a fresh one from the factory,
> where a correct content of the drift file is unknown) up after 5 minutes in a cluster,
> which also means, that its time does not stray more than 10ms (within the cluster).
> Any tips?
> We tried here to "play" with minpoll, burst, initial drift files (value 0).

What about not running the new board in the cluster first?


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