[ntp:questions] Extracting ntpq like information programmatically

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid
Mon Apr 1 11:51:34 UTC 2013


unruh wrote:

> 
> Well, modulo Mills' prejudices as to how ntpd should work. In short, if
> the user has different requirements from those that Mills had, there may
> be a way of using the data differently to get better results. But you
> really really have to know what you are doing. 
> 
As the OP mentioned PIDs (proportional, integral, differential 
controllers), I think he is assuming the Millsian process control 
algorithm type of structure, rather than the linear regression structure 
used by chrony.  He's just assuming a much smaller loop time constant 
than is actually used.



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