[ntp:questions] Fwd: Using ntpdate -b SERVER shortly after SERVER boots

Uwe Klein uwe_klein_habertwedt at t-online.de
Tue Feb 13 12:44:42 UTC 2007


Richard B. gilbert wrote:
> Harlan Stenn wrote:
> 
>> Donald,
>>
>> Have you seen http://ntp.isc.org/Support/StartingNTP4 ?
>>
>> H
> 
> 
> 
> That's an interesting article but it misuses the word "precision". 
> Precision is a property of your clock and can be thought of as the 
> smallest possible difference in time that the clock can measure.

isn't that "resolution" ?
iananes ( i am not a native english speaker ;-)
> 
> A clock can have a precision of 1 microsecond and still be five minutes 
> slow!
> 

uwe




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