[ntp:questions] NTPD can take 10 hours to achieve stability
David J Taylor
david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid
Tue Apr 19 07:43:22 UTC 2011
"David Woolley" <david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid> wrote in message
news:iojbue$ge9$1 at dont-email.me...
> As I keep saying, offset does not accurately measure time keeping
> accuracy. A low offset can mean that you are tracking traffic
> variations on the LAN, or interrupt latency variations, rather than
> local clock frequency variations.
> It is also a pessimistic estimate of accuracy when everything is locked
> up and stable.
Unfortunately, there are a limited number of variables NTP exposes. If
there's something better, please let me know. What be ideal would be
"offset of this PC from true UTC".
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