[ntp:questions] Stratum goes back to 16 all the time

Hal Murray hal-usenet at ip-64-139-1-69.sjc.megapath.net
Sat Jan 20 05:58:40 UTC 2007

>The reason I didn't suggest this is that I don't believe that there isn't
>any reasonable way in which a working crystal oscillator could be out
>by 500ppm, which implies that either the oscillator isn't being 
>disciplined by the crystal, or that something else is causing the
>frequency to be misinterpreted.  If the oscillator is free running, 
>trimming the error will leave you with a time source of very poor

Buggy software is common.  Unfortunately.

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