[ntp:questions] Server offset included in served time?
david at ex.djwhome.demon.co.uk.invalid
Wed Sep 17 06:28:40 UTC 2008
> David Woolley <david at ex.djwhome.demon.co.uk.invalid> writes:
> Not sure what you mean. Do you mean that chrony averages out the offsets,
> so that the actual estimated offset of the clock is less than the offsets
> measured because of statistical averaging, then yes.
Yes. And that would be true of any algorithm that was well matched to
the noise characteristics.
> Temperature causes true changes in the clock rate.
Exactly. And to that extent, projecting the new clock rate back to
adjust the apparent historic offsets is wrong.
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