[ntp:questions] ntp clients out of sync with server
david at ex.djwhome.demon.co.uk.invalid
Tue Nov 25 22:16:29 UTC 2008
Steve Kostecke wrote:
> On 2008-10-28, naihong at gmail.com <naihong at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Do you mean remove "server 127.127.1.0" from client's configuration,
>> it is not in the ntp.conf at beginning. Add it just for tracing
>> problem purpose.
> The problem is that ntpd is choosing the Undisciplined Local Clock as
> the sys_peer (aka "syncing to it") instead of the real time source (that
> has a high root dispersion.
Note the root dispersion is more than one seconds, which totally
disqualifies the server. There is a special rule for local clocks which
normally makes them s source of last resort.
> You will never get your clocks to play follow the leader like this.
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