[ntp:questions] Speed of ntp convergence

Unruh unruh-spam at physics.ubc.ca
Sat Nov 1 21:15:35 UTC 2008


Evandro Menezes <evandro at mailinator.com> writes:

>Could it be a poor crystal being affected by the temperature change?
>After all, even with a solid PPS, the system time is controlled by its
>crystals.

Nope. As I said it is a beautiful exponential convergence of the phase
offset with a time scale of almost exactly one hour. 


>David showed data for his Sun system and even x86 systems by Sun have
>pretty good crystals.

Sure. Mine is a stock Linux PC hardware, and running 4.2.4p4, not 4.2.0

It is possible a bug has crept into the software, 




>HTH




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