[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
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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