[ntp:questions] how will this effect stability

Uwe Klein uwe_klein_habertwedt at t-online.de
Wed Feb 14 17:53:53 UTC 2007


Terje Mathisen wrote:

> There is a special option which you can use in your ntp.conf file, which 
> specifies this buffer, I'm trying to remember the name...google
> 
> http://www.eecis.udel.edu/~mills/ntp/html/miscopt.html
> 
> What you want is something like 'tinker huffpuff 86400' to make a 
> 24-hour buffer in which to look for the minimum round-trip time: All 
> packets which are delayed significantly more than this time will be 
> checked for consistency (i.e. the resulting time must be within the 
> possible interval), but will not directly modify the system clock.

This comes in usefull for me, sitting on a line that has excursion
in roundtrip delay due to heavy traffic.( dsl/isdn )

can i introspect this somehow while it is running?

g!
uwe




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