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

Steve Kostecke kostecke at ntp.org
Wed Aug 8 23:02:29 UTC 2012


On 2012-08-08, David Woolley <david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid> wrote:

> Steve Kostecke wrote:
>
>> What will happen when ntpd is started has been discussed elsewhere in
>> this thread.
>
> If you want to clear a very large error by a pure slew, the best way
> is not to start ntpd until you have cleared the error, but, instead,
> to use whatever utility your OS uses to access the system calls that
> ntpd uses, and set a high slew rate, which you only clear when you are
> approaching zero offset.

Why are you telling me this? And what does it have to do with the OP's
question?

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Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.org>
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