[ntp:questions] NTP - orphan mode with SAME stratum ("tos orphan 6") FAIL to sync.

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.co.uk.invalid
Tue Apr 7 07:01:56 UTC 2009

sheikdawoodrajali at gmail.com wrote:

> [Dawood] Does any ntp variable holds the value of "sync distance" ?
> something like "rootdelay" and "rootdispersion" variables.

It's a combination of various things, of which the most important are 
0.5* rootdelay, 0.5*last hop delay, rootdispersion, local dispersion 
(0.000015 times the time since the last successful poll).
> Add shim worked fine. Does it mean there is something to do with n/w
> latency?

rootdelay and last hop delay depend on latancy.

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