[ntp:questions] drift file set to -500

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.not-this-bit.nor-this-bit.co.uk
Fri Nov 30 17:46:38 UTC 2007


Aggie wrote:
> Harlan,
>
> I changed hz to 100 and ran it overnight yesterday. It seemed like it
> had affect on the drift file problem, because normally the drift file
> would have already been created after 10 hrs, and complained about 500
> value in the drift file. But now the drift file still has not been
> created yet, and I haven't seen any complain.
>
> I'm wondering when drift file will be created.  //I have been running
> it for ~ 24 hrs.
>
> Thanks,
> Kevin Lam

I though it was about one hour before the drift file was created?  Perhaps 
you have identified another symptom?

Cheers,
David 





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