[ntp:questions] ntpd on embedded risc

Unruh unruh-spam at physics.ubc.ca
Sat Feb 21 04:27:56 UTC 2009

David Woolley <david at ex.djwhome.demon.co.uk.invalid> writes:

>Unruh wrote:

>> Then do not use ntp. Its behaviour is converging to the correct time is
>> very very slow. It is a completely inappropriate tool for the requirement
>> that you have. chrony is much better.

>chrony is excluded because it doesn't support locally attached reference 

Agreed. I was so concentrated on the rate question I negected the fact that
he is running a PPS clock. 
So at present he is stuck. Make sure you have no /etc/ntp/drift file. Use
-g, and use the iburst, etc to try to reduce the startup transientx.


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