[ntp:questions] Ginormous offset and slow convergance
pashdown at xmission.com
Wed Nov 30 15:41:35 UTC 2011
David Woolley <david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid> writes:
>Richard B. Gilbert wrote:
>> On 11/29/2011 1:42 PM, Pete Ashdown wrote:
>>> +time-C.timefreq .ACTS. 1 u 19 64 377 37.887
>>> -16011. 0.122
>>> Is there anything I can do to decrease the convergence time?
>> Little or nothing! NTPD can, and sometimes does, take ten hours to
>> reach "steady state". It needs about thirty minutes to find a
>16 second excursions are not the result of ntpd convergence delays.
>They indicate something seriously broken. Possibly something else is
>trying to set the time.
Thanks for the pointer David. I added the local hardware clock (127.127.1.0)
to the ntp.conf and that nailed it down. Now my convergence is under a
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