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

David L. Mills mills at udel.edu
Tue Jan 29 21:26:49 UTC 2008


Cite: Judah Levine of NIST, personal communication. A few little 
mistakes on my part proved him right.


dwmalone at maths.tcd.ie wrote:

> In comp.protocols.time.ntp you write:
> Hi Dave,
>> We can argue about the Hurst parameter, which can't be truly random-walk
>> as I have assumed, but the approximation is valid up to lag times of at
>> least a week. However, as I have been cautioned, these plots are really
>> sensitive to spectral lines due to nonuniform sampling. I was very
>> careful to avoid such things.
> Do you have a cite for that?
> Have you seen Vit Klemes take on tree ring data:
> http://iahs.info/perugia/2007IAHSKlemesTreeRings.pdf
> It might appeal to your sense of humour.
> David.

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