[ntp:questions] drift file set to -500

Aggie c.kevin.lam at gmail.com
Wed Nov 28 17:37:12 UTC 2007


> Restart ntpd after deleting the drift file.

I did that. But when I ran it overnight, the drift file with 500 was
created, (but the ntp was still running). Last time when I ran it for
3 days, the drift file had a value of -500 in the end, and ntp had
stopped sync-ing the clock on the client and no stats file stopped

> >> near correct value??
> > What is a near correct value?? How do I find out what's the correct
> > value for my hardware?
> Take a look in your drift file after ntpd settles down.

How do I tell if ntpd settles down??


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