[ntp:questions] strange behaviour of ntp peerstats entries.

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.neither-this-bit.nor-this-bit.co.uk
Wed Jan 30 19:39:12 UTC 2008

Brian Utterback wrote:
> I mis-spoke. It is actually the case that NTP prefers the sample of
> the eight from any one single source that has the least delay. After
> the sample is chosen, the samples from all the servers are then
> subjected to different criteria to determine which will be the final
> choice. Jitter and stratum both factor in.
> Brian Utterback

Thanks for that clarification, Brian.


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