[ntp:questions] stepout value

Orna Sumszyk orna.sumszyk at gmail.com
Thu Jul 25 19:14:07 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?"
>

I saw this on many internet sites.
For example see http://doc.ntp.org/4.1.1/debug.htm:
"...if the counter is greater than the stepout interval, which defaults to
900 s..."

>
> > ???????????? 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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