[ntp:questions] ntpd and database servers
david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid
Fri Jan 29 07:29:25 UTC 2010
John Hasler wrote:
in that that.
> I think his idea is that Ntpd should give out the time it is slewing
> towards rather than its current time. Thus it would compute the time
> it would be giving out had it made a step instead of slewing and then
> give out that time while it slews. Aside from the implementation
> difficulties, that could lead to the server and its clients using
> substantially different times during the slew.
In which case, the reference to dispersion would be completely bogus.
Incidentally, I believe this is what ntpd V3 did do.
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