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

Nottorf, Stefan Stefan.Nottorf at plath.de
Fri Oct 24 09:56:05 UTC 2008

Nicola Berndt wrote:
> Btw, I have minpoll 4 maxpoll 4 in my ntp.conf and ntpq -p says:
> "poll 16". Is it the poll of ntpq -p or of ntpd? 
> Best regards,
> ../nico

ntpq -p shows the time in seconds between two polls (i.e. 16). In the
configuration file the poll interval is noted in 2^x . This means your
entry of minpoll 4 maxpoll 4 means 2^4 seconds minpoll 2^4 seconds
maxpoll . So the display of 16 seconds as result of ntpq -p is correct.
Hope this helped,
Stefan Nottorf

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