[ntp:questions] The libntp resumee...

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.co.uk.invalid
Sun Sep 7 08:42:28 UTC 2008


Harlan Stenn wrote:
> 
> If you use iburst in your config files and have a "good" value in the
> ntp.drift file, ntpd should sync up and be ready to go in about 11 seconds.

It may be in error by up to 128ms under these circumstances, which will 
take an hour or so to correct, during which there will be significant 
frequency excursions.  Note that this isn't a consequence of iburst, 
iburst simply means that it will accept the current local time faster.




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