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

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.co.uk.invalid
Sun Jan 20 13:46:18 UTC 2008

In article <T1200833223 at ex.djwhome.demon.co.uk.invalid>,
david at ex.djwhome.demon.co.uk.invalid (David Woolley) wrote:

> Pop corn spikes of less than 128ms are not ignored in the default
> configuration.  If, as I suspect, you only have one time source, they

However I forgot that only the best of the last 8 samples is used.  Sample
quality is decreased by being old (the clock is assumed to have drifted
since it was made).  I think it also decreased by having a large delay
value.  On the other hand, you are dealing with quite small delay 

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