[ntp:questions] Slow convergence of NTP with GPS/PPS

Unruh unruh-spam at physics.ubc.ca
Wed Oct 1 13:44:45 UTC 2008

"David J Taylor" <david-taylor at blueyonder.neither-this-part.nor-this-bit.co.uk> writes:

>Unruh wrote:
>> This is a design decision. And David will defend this "slow
>> convergence" "to the death". chrony is much faster, but does not do
>> refclocks at all so that is a useless option here.

>chrony is also useless on Windows.


Agreed. It is AFAIK only useful on Linux.
It is an example however of a system which has faster response than ntp,
and has better clock control than ntp, without, afaik sacrificing
stability or anything else.

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