[ntp:questions] how will this effect stability
uwe_klein_habertwedt at t-online.de
Wed Feb 14 22:24:19 UTC 2007
Terje Mathisen wrote:
>> can i introspect this somehow while it is running?
> Possibly, if you have crypto keys configured. In that case many (but not
> all!) config file parameters might be entered/modified using ntpdc
> Anyway, with a relatively stable clock and iburst you'll only be offline
> for a number of seconds if you restart the deamon.
I had the aquired information on delay distribution in mind.
I have changed my setup @ ~19:00MET adding "tinker huffpuff 160000".
Going to have a look at statistics tomorrow.
currently the system is connected over dsl( which adds about 65ms delay,
later at its final place it will sit behind an ISDN basic rate line
( 8/16kiB throughput) but only 32ms added delay.
I am still thinking about patching ntpd to force polling at times
where i can guarantee an idle ( low delay ) line.
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