[time-nuts] NTP guru

Hal Murray hmurray at megapathdsl.net
Tue Oct 18 04:33:05 UTC 2011


> what i mean is... why would it jump from 0 ns to 1000 ns and back?

What hardware and OS are you running on?  Does it take 1 uSec to read the 
clock?

ntpd keeps track of the resolution of the system clock.  It's measured by how 
long it takes to read the clock rather than observing low bits in the answer. 
 I don't really understand this area.


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