[ntp:questions] frequency adjusting only

Harlan Stenn stenn at ntp.org
Sat Apr 19 04:06:47 UTC 2008

>>> In article <dda529d0804160332l3bcb4e43l5623478bcd8f4fa at mail.gmail.com>, m.louvel at gmail.com (maxime louvel) writes:

maxime> Hi, I would like to know if NTP (and particularly ntpd) is able to
maxime> synchronise a clock, only playing with the frequency.  I want to
maxime> avoid any step in the clock that would probably screw up my network
maxime> appli.

It's *possible* and it can be a really bad idea.

For most folks, only steps *backward* are a problem.

Harlan Stenn <stenn at ntp.org>
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