[ntp:questions] drift value very large and very unstable
maarten at kittensandcats.net
Tue Mar 11 22:38:22 UTC 2008
"David Woolley" <david at ex.djwhome.demon.co.uk.invalid> wrote in message
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> Danny Mayer wrote:
>> We supply neither an ntp.conf file nor a startup file so this comment
>> makes no sense. This kind of thing belongs in the Support wiki which
>> is constantly updated.
> You need to supply both. Otherwise the packagers will do it for you
> and they will get it wrong.
ISTM there are two things that would go into a default ntp.conf to be
supplied by the current NTP developer effort: servers, and a drift file.
For the drift file, I suspect the Filesystem Standard (whatever it's
called these days) defines some place where it might usefully be put.
For the servers, we have the Pool. We still _want_ that to be used,
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