[ntp:questions] Flash 400 on all peers; can't get ntpd to be happy

unruh unruh at wormhole.physics.ubc.ca
Tue Mar 8 17:53:27 UTC 2011

On 2011-03-08, Ralph <ralph at depth.net> wrote:
> Well along those lines, what about creating a driver or deamon (for
> lack of something better to call it) that provides time to ntpd that
> gets that time from the host machine?  Similar to the local clock
> setting but somehow trusting the host.  Or would that still have the
> problems with high jitter where ntpd would reject the time source?

Yes. the virtual clock is not a very good clock. Instead when the
virtual OS reads the clock, it should be asking the underlying OS what
the time is, rather than reading its own clock.

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