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

Richard B. Gilbert rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Tue May 17 12:32:34 UTC 2011

On 5/17/2011 2:41 AM, David Woolley wrote:
> 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.

My understanding is that it is not *supposed* to do that!

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