[ntp:questions] making sense of stats offset values [or trying to...]

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.co.uk.invalid
Tue Apr 28 07:31:52 UTC 2009


Bruce Lilly wrote:
> offset  jitter
>         =================================================
>          LOCAL(0)        .LOCL.          10 l   17   64  377
> 0.000    0.000   0.004
>         +fastener.blilly 192.168.99.70    3 u   37   64  377
> 2.844    0.722   0.093

Apologies for the order of magnitude confusion, but a couple of other 
points.  It is not a good idea to make detailed quality measurements 
when ntpd has only just got enough samples to start disciplining the 
clock and most people who configure a local clock should not have done 
so, are you sure you need it?




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