[ntp:questions] Bizzare half second disagreement between ntp hosts

David Malone dwmalone at maths.tcd.ie
Sat Jan 12 09:42:05 UTC 2008

Unruh <unruh-spam at physics.ubc.ca> writes:

>>not, suppose you have an assymetric roundtrip to tick.usask.ca, due to a
>>long downloading being done at your site. If the downloading is at your
>>site, you'll have the same assymetric roundtrip to all the remote
>>servers configured in your ntpd (and the same conditions apply for the
>>three servers you post).

>Except there was no large download, and this situation seems to have
>continued for about 30 min.

I think that the "delay" field would also need to be large (at least
half a second, if you saw an offset of half a second) to accomodate
this, and that wasn't the case (if I remember right).


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