[ntp:questions] ntpdate works, but ntpd doesn't (reach = 0)

Martin Burnicki martin.burnicki at meinberg.de
Mon Feb 16 11:29:59 UTC 2009

Unruh wrote:
> It is not that it applies corrections late. It is just that the algorithm
> for applying the corrections-- The use of the offset now to change the
> clock rate as the only correction process, with absolutely no memory
> retained of prior offsets-- is very slow. It is simple, a simple second
> order freedback system, and stable but slow.

Thanks, this is more specific. It's been quite some time ago that I have
learned the basics of control theory ;-)

Martin Burnicki

Meinberg Funkuhren
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