[ntp:questions] how will this effect stability

Terje Mathisen terje.mathisen at hda.hydro.com
Fri Feb 16 13:13:09 UTC 2007


Uwe Klein wrote:
> Terje Mathisen wrote:
>> So, are you happy with those results?
> I am holding my breath.
> 
> ( one thing I noticed this morning is that ntpd hops between
>   the two Stratum 1 servers )

You can use 'prefer' on one of them to increase the hysteresis before 
switching.
> 
> ( wouldn't a Kalman Filter Type approach work better with
>   time sources of comparable quality? )

NTP always tries to select the best clock, not the consensus.

Terje

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