[ntp:questions] Clock skew changes drastically between reboots

Dmitry Ivanov dimss at telecentrs.lv
Mon Apr 2 06:36:27 UTC 2007


On 1 Apr 2007, at 21:44, Spoon wrote:

> Hello everyone,
>
> I've noticed something I find very strange on the systems I have to  
> work
> with. Every time I reboot the computer, the clock skew of the local
> clock changes, sometimes by what seems to be a huge amount.
>
> For example, I boot the computer, let ntpd run for 12 hours, and the
> value recorded in the drift file is 35 ppm. I reboot the computer, let
> ntpd run for 12 hours, and I get 5 ppm...

Hi!

I see the same behaviour on many systems. Looks like common problem.

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Dmitry Ivanov
Network engineer
Telecentrs Riga, Latvia
dimss at telecentrs.lv
(+371) 7160235





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