[mythtv-users] NTP drift...
Ask Bjørn Hansen
ask at develooper.com
Tue Oct 17 10:33:09 UTC 2006
On Oct 13, 2006, at 10:25 AM, Romain Kang wrote:
> One assumption in the original NTP implementation was that roundtrip
> delays were symmetric; no wonder ntpd is going insane.
The roundtrip has to be extremely asymmetric for ntpd not to be able
to keep up. Unless it's saturated then a typical DSL connection
doesn't make any difference worth mentioning, for instance. However,
if it is saturated then it can indeed end up looking pretty bad. :-)
- ask (who is likely responsible for picking your ntp servers :-) )
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