[ntp:questions] ntp discipline of local time?

Unruh unruh-spam at physics.ubc.ca
Mon Mar 24 04:53:49 UTC 2008


Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.org> writes:

>On 2008-03-23, Unruh <unruh-spam at physics.ubc.ca> wrote:

>> How does ntp actually discipline the local clock?

>ntpd alters (i.e. increases or decreases) the clock frequency to steer
>the system clock toward the best available estimate of the chosen
>time-base.

Actually I was wondering exactly where in the code this happens, and if ntp
actually keeps adjusting the system clock continuously (one per second?).
 



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>Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.org>
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