[ntp:questions] frequency adjusting only

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.isc.org
Sun Apr 27 03:01:44 UTC 2008

maxime louvel wrote:
> - 10 usec is of course not for NFS, but I am also using NFS (no other
> choice) and that was just an example to tell that I need to keep my nodes
> synchronised to real time, not just between them
> - I have no idea if the applications can be fixed, as they are not mine and
> I'm not in charge of them ;)

Can you at least tell us what they are doing that require such 
synchronization? Without giving away any secrets of course. What is the 
risks if the clock steps back or forward? It's extreme rare after the 
first synchronization especially if these systems are on a LAN.


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