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

C BlacK rblak at non.net
Mon Apr 18 21:54:58 UTC 2011


On 04/17/2011 10:58 PM, C BlacK wrote:
> Why would it take ntpd ten hours to achieve its accuracy?  Can this be explained in laymans terms and
> mathematically
> 
> 
> 
>>>
>>> Absolutely normal!  NTPD can sometimes need up to ten hours to achieve 
>>> the accuracy it is capable of.
>>>
>>
> 

Thanks for all the great answers.  Now for a harder question, how does the accuracy of the local clock source
affect the accuracy of ntpd.

Thanks


Chip




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