[ntp:questions] stepping and slewing

Hal Murray hal-usenet at ip-64-139-1-69.sjc.megapath.net
Mon Apr 30 18:38:40 UTC 2007


>but can I define slew rate and step rate ?
>Pheraps these parameters are defined inside kernel of o.s. ?
>slew rate is always 0.5 ms/sec ?

I don't know what you mean by "step rate".  There is no "rate",
it just changes the clock to the new value.

You can adjust point where it switches from slew to step.
(Some data bases really really don't want time to go backwards.)


You can't change the slew rate.  It is tangled up with
stability considerations.


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