[ntp:questions] ntpd -x option

Steve Kostecke kostecke at ntp.org
Fri Mar 13 12:10:55 UTC 2009

On 2009-03-12, Unruh <unruh-spam at physics.ubc.ca> wrote:

> Note than an offset of minutes or hours would take many days to
> correct. (At 500PPM, 1 min takes 2000 min to correct, and 1 hour, 2000
> hours. Why you would want to have your clock out of commission for
> that length of time I do not know. It would almost certainly crash
> long before it got on time, and everything would have to start over.
> Ie, everyone wants speed. )

In our discussion on IRC the OP stated that he does not care how long it
takes NTP to slew the clock.

Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.org>
NTP Public Services Project - http://support.ntp.org/

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