[ntp:questions] Slow convergence of NTP with GPS/PPS
David J Taylor
david-taylor at blueyonder.neither-this-part.nor-this-bit.co.uk
Sat Oct 25 10:09:40 UTC 2008
David Woolley wrote:
> David J Taylor wrote:
>> Isn't the 128ms a worst-case estimate, because NTP would set the
>> time by stepping initially if the appropriate parameter is
>> specified? Wouldn't the initial offset then be near zero?
> I meant the largest representable value less than 128ms, which for the
> purposes of looking at startup transients can be approximated to
OK, but isn't it likely that the initial setting is much closer than
128ms, after the first step has been made?
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