[time-nuts] NTP offset

Jason Rabel jason at extremeoverclocking.com
Thu May 17 19:52:00 EDT 2007

Ideally the device should allow for proper offset so that its NTP time is in
proper sync.

I don't know if you can do a 'fudge' command (to force a certain delay time)
with an actual server or not.

You should be able to get much better accuracy (10-100ms) just using NTP
over the internet.


> Howdy,
> Does anyone know of software that could be used to delay NTP by a preset 
> amount?
> Here's the scenario: I work for Public Radio. They have a new satellite 
> audio delivery system called Content Depot. It has the ability to output 
> NTP. All fine and well. The problem is that the audio delivered is delayed

> due to processing by ~ 700ms so the time syncing doesn't match the audio 
> delivery. What I was hoping to do was pull off the NTP for a Content Depot

> receiver, delay by 700 ms and send it around to the rest of my computers 
> that rely heavily on time sync (like automation).
> Mike 

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