[ntp:questions] Extracting ntpq like information programmatically

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid
Sat Mar 30 11:48:01 UTC 2013

Claudio Carbone wrote:

> why should a well-designed compensation system keep lagging or leading 
> to avoid ringing?
> It ultimately boils down to the relevance of the amplitude of the error.
> I think in my case ringing would not be relevant, while lenghty 
> leading/lagging would.

Some of this is due to damping of the loop, but most of it is due to 
your trying to make measurement over too short a time scale.

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