[ntp:questions] Wrong time after changing hardware

Harlan Stenn stenn at ntp.isc.org
Sat Jul 21 16:55:40 UTC 2007

>>> In article <T1185007930 at ex.djwhome.demon.co.uk.invalid>, david at ex.djwhome.demon.co.uk.invalid (David Woolley) writes:

David> In article <ywn9hcnyzi5b.fsf at ntp1.isc.org>,
David> Harlan Stenn <stenn at ntp.isc.org> wrote:

>> Not at all - ntpd can handle being off by at most 500ppm.  If the old
>> machine needed a drift value of, say, -300 and the new machine needed a
>> value of 250 then ntpd will not be able to correct for this.

David> Yes it will.  ...

You're right - I was thinking about -x.


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