[ntp:questions] Tricking NTP's driftfile

Steve Kostecke kostecke at ntp.org
Tue Jun 24 19:09:40 UTC 2008

On 2008-06-24, J. Cochran <jdc at smof.fiawol.org> wrote:
> Steven <sed_facebook at vt.edu> wrote:

> And then for the slave servers,
> I'd suggest that
> server
> Also be replaced with 
> server
> fudge stratum 12

The Undisciplined Local Clock contributes nothing the quality of the
client systems' clocks and, in fact, can cause problems if

The Undisciplined Local Clock is _not_ a "back-up"; it is merely a hack
which allows an ntpd to pretend to be synced even when no real time
sources are reachable.

Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.org>
NTP Public Services Project - http://support.ntp.org/

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