[ntp:questions] have you seen this before, 3 ms jumps every 6 hours

RAK306 rkellog1 at twcny.rr.com
Mon Oct 30 22:26:26 UTC 2006

"David J Taylor" <david-taylor at blueyonder.co.not-this-bit.nor-this-part.uk> 
wrote in message news:Q1h1h.43861$r61.455 at text.news.blueyonder.co.uk...
> RAK306 wrote:
>> I'm seeing some funny behavior with NTP.
> []
>> What I saw was very good performance of generally less than 1 ms
>> match, however, at approximately 6 hour intervals, there was a 3 ms
>> jump lasting about 10 minutes.
> []
>> Rick
> - what else happens every 6 hours?
Nothing as far as I can tell.  This is a server running fedora core with no 
users acounts other than root, and no one using the machine.  It was 
directly connected via crossover cable to XLi NTP server.

> - does FreeBSD work better?
This is not an option, unfortunately.


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