[ntp:questions] Compensating for asymmetric delay on a per-peer/server basis?
martin.burnicki at meinberg.de
Thu Sep 11 13:36:40 UTC 2014
> Ok you are right. In fact I filed bug #2598 myself for a similar
> situation... In my case I wanted to compensate for the delay asymmetry
> for external users using my GPS reference via my ADSL line. So I
> would like to apply such a fudge command to a network interface, not
> to a peer server.
> I forgot that it is not even possible to apply it to a server, what you
> would like to do. I think the only thing you can do is apply an offset
> to your GPS and live with the fact that you are always 2ms off. At least
> then you don't have a time wander when you switch to your backup and
> the external users of your system get the correct time. That is what
> I did as a workaround until someone fixes this in ntpd.
Please see my reply to Bill Unruh.
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