[ntp:questions] Time slew doesn't seem to work

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.co.uk.invalid
Thu Apr 10 22:06:21 UTC 2008


Unruh wrote:
> 
> Not at 500PPM limit but if you use the tick adjustment, it is more than
> enough time. (The tick adjust limits out at 100,000PPM)
> 
I believe ntpd assumes that it is constant.  Having a large tickadj 
causes poor resolution when using the user space discipline.

I suspect that Dr Mills would say that a high slew rate also compromises 
the system behaviour when you cascasde multiple strata.




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