[ntp:questions] 500ppm - is it too small?

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Thu May 7 18:46:48 UTC 2009


Richard B. Gilbert wrote:
> The specifications for NTPD say that it will correct
>  errors less than or equal to 500 PPM.
>
> I beleive that hardware outside of this limit can
>  properly be described as broken!

Could this be mitigated by setting panic to 0?

 (Wasn't there some other bigtimestep option too?)


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