[ntp:questions] NTP servers redundancy
brian.utterback at sun.com
Thu Jan 21 20:34:00 UTC 2010
David Woolley wrote:
> The clock frequency is based on the combined offset, so, unless you are
> using prefer flags, it should not jump when the system peer changes.
Not necessarily. It depends on the offsets, dispersions and root
dispersions. And the combining algorithm uses a weighting so one or
the other server can dominate and which one dominates can change.
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