[ntp:questions] stepout value

unruh unruh at invalid.ca
Wed Jul 24 19:54:26 UTC 2013


On 2013-07-24, Orna Sumszyk <orna.sumszyk at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thank you but i'm running on RHEL 5 and there is no file with that name
> there...

It is in the source code, not the stuff that redhat installs as ntpd. 

Also, you did not answer his question "Where did you see this?"


> ???????????? 24 ???????? 2013 08:28, ?????? "Harlan Stenn" <stenn at ntp.org>:
>
>> Orna Sumszyk writes:
>> > Hello,
>> > I wonder what is the default stepout value in the ntp v4 protocol.
>> > In ntp.org it is written it is 900 seconds
>>
>> Where did you see this?
>>
>> > but in delware university page
>> > http://www.eecis.udel.edu/~mills/ntp/html/clock.html
>> > it is written it is 300 seconds.
>> > How can I know what is the value on my linux server?
>>
>> Look for CLOCK_MINSTEP or "stepout" in your sources - ntp_loopfilter.c.
>>
>> Thanks...
>> --
>> Harlan Stenn <stenn at ntp.org>



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