[ntp:questions] manual change on clock time seems to inhibit ntp service.

Martin Burnicki martin.burnicki at meinberg.de
Sat Aug 24 18:46:07 UTC 2013


David Woolley wrote:
> On 23/08/13 14:27, Martin Burnicki wrote:
>
>> Windows machine, and watch how the reported offset (which is in
>> milliseconds) decreases until it reaches and then stays at some minimum.
>
> There should be no minimum.  It should end up varying randomly around zero.

Agreed. But the numbers "randomly around zero" are usually much closer 
to zero under Linux, *BSD or other *IX systems than under Windows. So 
maybe "minimum interval around zero" might be a more precise wording.

Martin
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