[ntp:questions] offset > .5 second. What does this mean?

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.not-this-bit.nor-this-part.uk
Mon Oct 30 16:07:23 UTC 2006

Richard B. Gilbert wrote:
> Offset refers to the difference between the local clock and the
> server's clock.

Thanks for that correction, Richard.  I had mistakenly thought that the 
offset value reported by ntpq -c rv was between the local clock and UTC. 
I have amended my Web page accordingly.


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