[ntp:questions] POSIX leap seconds versus the current NTP behaviour

Miroslav Lichvar mlichvar at redhat.com
Wed May 11 13:10:14 UTC 2011

On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 12:55:15PM +0200, Miroslav Lichvar wrote:
> On Fri, May 06, 2011 at 12:44:42PM +0800, Dennis Ferguson wrote:
> > level, it will typically end up making an adjustment roughly every
> > 10 seconds or so with the time adjustments tending to be about 10
> > nanoseconds in size and the frequency adjustments being very roughly
> > on the order of 10^-9.
> Impressive numbers. I'd expect larger offset corrections if the
> frequency needs to be changed by 10 ppb every 10 seconds though.

Hm, I can't read, it's 1 ppb per 10 seconds, sorry for the noise.
That seems to be high quality oscillator.

Miroslav Lichvar

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