[ntp:questions] Does NTP cause an abrupt/sudden change in an orphan's system time?

Dave Hart hart at ntp.org
Wed Aug 8 11:19:15 UTC 2012


On Wed, Aug 8, 2012 at 11:07 UTC, Arpith Nayak wrote:
> What is the corresponding property I need to add in the .conf file to cause
> a gradual sync of time with the public NTP server and not a sudden "step"?

http://www.eecis.udel.edu/~mills/ntp/html/miscopt.html#tinker

See the "tinker step" option there.  The default is "tinker step 0.128"

Cheers,
Dave Hart


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