Re: NTP accuracy?

Matthias Urlichs (
2 Dec 1998 08:51:32 +0100

In dist.linux.kernel, article <>, (Larry McVoy) writes:
> excuse the ignorance of this question, but suppose you had 1,250
> systems hooked up to a networking fabric with 10usec end-end propogation
> times, but the times can vary depending upon contention. What I want to
> know is this: how accurately can NTP sync the clocks across all those
> machines? I know it may be asking for too much, but is it possible to
> get 1usec accuracy?

This is the wrong mailing list. ;-)

As long as those 10 usecs are symmetric, there's no principal reason why it

AFAIK, that is.

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