[ntp:questions] stepout value

Harlan Stenn stenn at ntp.org
Thu Jul 25 20:22:33 UTC 2013


Orna Sumszyk writes:
> 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..."

That was documentation specific to version 4.1.1, which was released in
February of 2002.

There have been 5 significant releases of NTP since then.

H



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