[ntp:questions] very slow convergence of ntp to correct time.

Hal Murray hal-usenet at ip-64-139-1-69.sjc.megapath.net
Sun Feb 3 19:22:32 UTC 2008


>However, you give me an idea. Why not shut down the burst when the clock 
>filter delivers the first sample? Gotta think about that.

That would make sense if the goal is to get an answer on a lossy
system.

I think the background in this discussion was not loss, but delays
in setting up arp/routing caches.  In that case, you might want to
keep going to get the second answer that avoided the setup delays.

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