[ntp:questions] NTP on small 100% Linux LAN : reasonable access control policy ?

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid
Sun Aug 1 17:39:20 UTC 2010

"Richard B. Gilbert" <rgilbert88 at comcast.net> wrote in message 
news:ioednXH_-ZfyMsjRnZ2dnUVZ_hSdnZ2d at giganews.com...
> Be prepared to wait as long as ten or twelve hours to get really close 
> synchronization.  NTP was never intended for systems running only eight 
> hours a day.  You can be "close" in thirty minutes or less but it takes 
> many hours to get both close and stable.  It also helps to run your 
> server in a controlled environment; temperature changes will affect your 
> clock.

If "close" is within a few tens of milliseconds, NTP can be there very 
quickly with the appropriate servers and settings.


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