[ntp:questions] NTP not syncing
martin.burnicki at meinberg.de
Fri Dec 6 12:13:47 UTC 2013
mike cook wrote:
> Le 5 déc. 2013 à 19:58, David Woolley a écrit :
>> If you know the drift file is unreliable, you should delete it.
>> ntpd will then perform a frequency calibration before entering the
>> main loop. Otherwise it starts on the basis that the drift value
>> is good and it is seeing measurement errors.
> This is what has been recommended for ages but it doesn't completely
> fix the issue. It still takes a long time to settle.
Agreed. If ntpd would do initial corrections faster we wouldn't even
need a drift file, and it didn't matter if an OS kernel computed
slightly different clock frequencies each time the system reboots.
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