[ntp:questions] Keeping NTP Honest
evandro at mailinator.com
Wed Jul 15 16:45:28 UTC 2009
On Jul 15, 6:22 am, "Richard B. Gilbert" <rgilber... at comcast.net>
> There is no problem unless you insist on shutting down your system
That's not the only case. In the real world, ambient temperature
changes frequently even in air-conditioned environments, system load
affect its internal temperature, network load affects packet jitter,
etc. And all this also affects a system's peers, compounding the
issue of NTP's slow reaction time.
It seems to me that NTP can only work well with a PPS source. For the
rest of us, it seems to work only in conditions similar to
> The subject line seems poorly worded. There is no question of honesty
> or dishonesty in the usual sense of those words.
But I'm sure that you've come across these words as an idiom, haven't
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