[ntp:questions] Server offset included in served time?

Uwe Klein uwe_klein_habertwedt at t-online.de
Tue Sep 16 07:48:45 UTC 2008

David Woolley wrote:
> Martin Burnicki wrote:

>> While the system time is being slewed it may be e.g. 120 ms off, and when
>> the daemon sends the system time to its clients then it will serve a time
>> which is 120 ms off.
> To some extent the fact that systems are already experiencing this 
> suggests, to me, that one might not need to alarm the time during a 
> temporary short loop time constant phase at startup.

Does ntp serve "system" time or "correct" time to clients?


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