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

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Tue Apr 19 00:01:57 UTC 2011


> BlackList wrote:
>> Isn't that going to be very defendant on the clock
>>  resolution and precision, not only of the client,
>>  but that of the servers, stuffing the non significant
>>  bits of the timestamp fraction of a second with
>>  randomish noise?
>
> ??? Sure except that any self respecting server does not
> "stuff the non significant bits of the timestamp fraction
>  of a second with randomish noise"
>
> If it does, get a new server.

They do if they follow the RFC for NTPd
 (which most NTP servers likely do).

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