[ntp:questions] NTP daemon - fixed offset against real time

msmucr at gmail.com msmucr at gmail.com
Sat Jan 26 18:57:16 UTC 2008

On 26 Led, 19:03, "Dennis Hilberg, Jr."
<timekee... at dennishilberg.com.invalid> wrote:
> msm... at gmail.com wrote:
> > Hello,
> > i would like to ask you for help or ideas with one ntp related task.
> > I need to setup one ntp server to serve its sntp clients
> > with time, which is specific amount of time (several seconds) in
> > advance against correct real time taken from another ntp server in
> > network. I did some search in documentation from both ntpd and
> > openntpd, but i didn't find any configuraition option related to this.
> > I need this quirky thing due to time syncing of several broadcast
> > graphics servers which also generates clocks to TV picture and it is
> > necessary to compensate delay caused by MPEG coding and transmission
> > of TV signal.
> You can do this with the 'fudge' command with the 'time1' option.  The docs
> say it's a "Reference Clock Command," but I've used it successfully with
> regular internet servers before to fix the small time offset due to my ntp
> server's asymmetric connection.
> See:http://www.eecis.udel.edu/~mills/ntp/html/clockopt.html#cmd
> > Thanks a lot
> > Michal Smucr
> Dennis
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Hello Dennis,

Thank you very much for advice. I'll try it.

Michal Smucr

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