[ntp:questions] Frequency Error on Sun4v

Hal Murray hal-usenet at ip-64-139-1-69.sjc.megapath.net
Fri Jun 20 09:21:53 UTC 2008

[drift > 500 ppm]

>It's almost certainly a hardware problem.  Ntpd is telling you that the 
>clock is gaining, or losing, more than about 43 seconds (500 parts per 
>million) per day.  500 PPM is the maximum that ntpd can handle.

It could easily be a software screwup.

Unless you know it works on that particular type of hardware,
I'd give software equal probability.

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