[ntp:questions] disable pll not working?

Ronan Flood usenet at umbral.org.uk
Mon Jan 22 20:05:45 UTC 2007

"Stifi" <stefanjuon at yahoo.com> wrote:

> sorry, here once again the manpage section in a better readable format:
> pll          enable
> Enables the server to adjust  its local  clock.  If  not  set,  the
> local  clock  free-runs  at   its intrinsic   time   and  frequency
> offset. This flag  is  useful  in case  the  local  clock  is
> controlled by some other  device  or protocol  and NTP is used only to
> provide synchronization to  other clients.

I believe this is known to be incorrect -- "disable pll" in xntpd tells
the daemon to discipline the system clock itself; "enable pll" tells the
daemon to use the kernel to discipline the system clock.

Ronan Flood <usenet at umbral.org.uk>

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