[ntp:questions] NTP vs chrony comparison (Was: oscillations in ntp clock synchronization)

Maarten Wiltink maarten at kittensandcats.net
Mon Jan 28 09:05:11 UTC 2008

"Unruh" <unruh-spam at physics.ubc.ca> wrote in message
news:hr3nj.30520$yQ1.25135 at edtnps89...
>> David L. Mills wrote:

>>> Unless the computer clock intrinsic frequency error is huge, the
>>> only time the 500-PPM kicks in is with a 100-ms step transient and
>>> poll interval 16 s. The loop still works if it hits the stops; it
>>> just can't drive the offset to zero.
> Why can't it drive the offset to zero? 100ms should take about 5 min(if
> it were always 500 but the loop would make it take longer)

That would presumably be in the case of 'huge intrinsic frequency error'.

Maarten Wiltink

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