[ntp:questions] drift file set to -500

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.not-this-bit.nor-this-bit.co.uk
Tue Nov 27 20:39:41 UTC 2007

Aggie wrote:
> Did you leave ntp running when u deleted the drift file or did you
> restart ntp after u delete the drift file?
>> near correct value??
> What is a near correct value?? How do I find out what's the correct
> value for my hardware?
>> Of course, as Richard says, it could be a hardware issue, or it
>> could be something in NTP.  What happens if you delete the drift
>> file and leave it for a few hours?
> I will try that.
> Thanks,
> Kev.

Steve provided the correct answers.



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