[ntp:questions] Time going backwards
kostecke at ntp.org
Thu Aug 14 16:00:28 UTC 2008
On 2008-08-14, Unruh <unruh-spam at physics.ubc.ca> wrote:
> Paul.Croome at softwareag.com writes:
>>There's also the theoretical possibility of a negative leapsecond,
>>but of course that's intentional.
> It is not supposed to step backwards then It is supposed to take a second
> seconds to move forward at a glacial pace. -- ie, if during that time the
> clock is read, it is supposed to give a later time than the previous
> reading (by a microsecond or so), but otherwise it is stopped.
> I guess it is true that if the time is out by more than 125ms is it it does
The default step threshold is 128ms.
This threshold may be changed with the 'tinker step N' command.
Stable release documentation:
Dev release documentation:
Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.org>
NTP Public Services Project - http://support.ntp.org/
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