[ntp:questions] why do internet servers not poll at longerintervals
David J Taylor
david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid
Wed Feb 15 19:34:15 UTC 2012
On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 8:22 AM, David J Taylor
<david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk> wrote:
>>> .. or, perhaps much less effort, get PPS working!
>> Yes, GPS without PPS is mostly not better than Internet pool servers.
>> But still, the polling time depends on the stability of the PC's
>> internal clock. That mostly depends on temperature swings.
>> Chris Albertson
>> Redondo Beach, California
> I can't get Ron to try serial PPS at the moment, but I'm sure he will
> round to it!
> I also found at one stage that the polling time wouldn't increase when
> had a ref-clock and internet servers on the same PC - something to do
> the loop time constant IIRC was Dave Mills explanation, and the only way
> which worked for me was minpoll 10 for the Internet servers. For me,
> are only an emergency backup.
> BTW: did you mean to send your message to the group?
Yes. Would you Send this replay to the group. I keep forgetting to
do the "reply all"
Done with apologies for any messed up attributions!
Redondo Beach, California
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