[ntp:questions] NTP.ORG MEINBERG KEEP TIME ACCURATE to 10MS
david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid
Thu Nov 15 06:41:31 UTC 2012
On 15/11/2012 00:32, Richard B. Gilbert wrote:
> 30 minutes is more than a little optimistic! NTPD needs something like
> ten hours to stabilize with the best time you are going to get. Thirty
> minutes after startup is about when NTPD gets days, hours, and minutes
> right. The next nine and a half hours will be devoted to improve the
> This should suggest to you that NTDP should be run 24 hours a day, seven
> days a week. . . . .
> It's not always possible, but TRY!
In my experience, NTP is within 10 milliseconds very quickly after it
starts - a few minutes at most. Microsecond level may well take much
longer, but the OP is not needing that accuracy.
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