[ntp:questions] NTPD can take 10 hours to achieve stability

David L. Mills mills at udel.edu
Mon Apr 18 14:31:33 UTC 2011


C.,

It doesn't take ten hours; it takes five/ten minutes. See the online 
documentation release notes for recent NTP development versions at 
www.ntp.org.

Dave

C BlacK wrote:

>Why would it take ntpd ten hours to achieve its accuracy?  Can this be explained in laymans terms and
>mathematically
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>>>Absolutely normal!  NTPD can sometimes need up to ten hours to achieve 
>>>the accuracy it is capable of.
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