[ntp:questions] Keeping NTP Honest Redux

Richard B. Gilbert rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Fri Nov 6 23:25:43 UTC 2009


Evandro Menezes wrote:
> On Nov 6, 3:10 pm, Terje Mathisen <Terje.Mathi... at tmsw.no> wrote:
>> Making it more convenient to lock polling at 64s isn't a good idea, imho.
> 
> What do you suggest to mitigate the wild swings between daytime and
> nighttime, sunny and cloudy, cold-front and warm-front, etc, of both
> the offset and the frequency?
> 
> TIA

NTPD, if not tampered with, will adjust the polling interval between 64 
seconds and 1024 seconds as needed.




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