[ntp:questions] NTP not syncing

Antonio Marcheselli puppa at me.la
Mon Nov 4 17:40:08 UTC 2013

> If the oscillator drifts from last drift-file write, outside of +/- 15
> ppm if I recall it, it fails to lock in again.
> It would be good if it could bail out and do normal frequency
> acquisition if that occurs.
> That particular "feature" have bitten hard, and was a side-consequence
> of other faults, but none-the-less.

Thanks Magnus, I saw the bug report you filed.

Would it be wiser to delete the drift file at boot - by script - and let 
ntpd resync and recreate a new drift file?

As mentioned, I don't really need my system to be synced down to the 
millisecond, if ntpd takes a few hours to settle and the time is off up 
to a few seconds during that time it's perfectly fine with me.


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