Subject: Re: ntp problem
To: Frederick Bruckman <>
From: Frank Kardel <Frank.Kardel@Acrys.COM>
List: current-users
Date: 07/07/2004 08:26:57
Yep there seem to be a frequency change. On my system
it went from around 2ppm to -14ppm (from the logs).
Other than that it seems stable. Stability goes down to around 0.00x
as long as the GPS receiver can stay locked on with its currently in house

> On Mon, 5 Jul 2004, Patrick Welche wrote:
>> On Mon, Jul 05, 2004 at 04:30:33AM -0500, Frederick Bruckman wrote:
>> > Hey, is your frequency changed after clock.c 1.83-1.84? My best
>> > timekeeper fell from ~157 to ~143 in 8 hours, and still falling.
>> > That's not bad, by itself, but together with the "too stiff" issue,
>> > it could lead to more problem reports.
>> I don't know what it used to be..
>> So the older (1.6F up for 70 days) box has a higher frequency (9) than
>> the
>> new since yesterday box (5), but given they are 2 orders of magnitude
>> lower than your ~150, either we are talking different frequencies, or
>> my data isn't significant..
> You expect large variation from machine to machine; it's just that
> people notice when it changes on the same machine, plus, it could
> contribute to problems (until things settle down). We'll see if
> anybody else notices.
> Frederick