[ntp:questions] Loop Filter Gains vs. Polling Interval

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid
Tue May 17 06:41:59 UTC 2011


Richard B. Gilbert wrote:

> 
> Suggest you "lose" the minpoll and maxpoll!  NTPD will pick values 
> appropriate for the conditions then obtaining!  If conditions change
> NTPD will pick new values.  This is one of those times when your 
> computer is smarter than you are!

If you read what he wrote, you would have seen that he is claiming that, 
in his case, setting a larger maxpoll causes the time to go unstable.




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