[ntp:questions] nmea and initial large offset
Richard B. Gilbert
rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Sun May 9 16:19:14 UTC 2010
> On 2010-05-09, Richard B. Gilbert <rgilbert88 at comcast.net> wrote:
>>>> If Dave Mills says "It can't work!" I think the burden of proof that it
>>>> can and does work is on you.
> His method has had a lot of both theoretical and experimental work. That
> is great.
>>> That is the problem. He keeps referring back to his books and the
>>> facts he has collected 20 years ago, and a changing environment is not
>>> part of his world.
>> Dave's math is beyond me but I'm willing to take it on faith. It works!
> I am a theoretical physicist. I understand David's math. It is not
>> I suspect that faster convergence would carry a price such as large
>> amplitude oscillation!
> No it does not. Experimental fact from running chrony.
>> If you can't stand it, roll your own! You may find that it's far more
>> difficult than you think!
> Or use something that others have rolled for you-- eg chrony. Jut as
> easy as using ntpd.
Since I installed NTPD years ago, using it is no effort at all. If my
contract with Comcast did not forbid me to operate a "server", I'd be
offering a stratum 1 NTP server.
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