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

Hal Murray hal-usenet at ip-64-139-1-69.sjc.megapath.net
Fri Oct 24 18:28:27 UTC 2008


>It's the poll interval of ntpd.  Ntpq does not poll!  The poll interval 
>varies between 2^MINPOLL and 2^MAXPOLL.  You have set MINPOLL=MAXPOLL=4 
>giving a poll interval of 2^4 or 16 seconds.  This is usually the 
>correct choice for a GPS receiver.

Why do you say that?  Or let me ask it another way, how would you
decide what the right polling interval is?

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