Stepping Clocks

Enhanced PTP User Guide (UG1602)

Document ID
UG1602
Release Date
2022-10-18
Revision
1.0 English

All clocks in the sfptpd PTP slave server can be stepped at any time using the sfptpdctl utility.

Clocks will be stepped, forwards or backwards, into the same second period as the parent clock.

When clocks are stepped, entries similar to the following are generated in the sfptpd message log or stats_log:

# sfptpdctl stepclocks
notice: received 'stepclocks' control command: stepping clocks to current offset
info: clock phc0: applying offset 0.288991267 seconds
info: clock phc1: applying offset 1.376286052 seconds
info: clock system: applying offset 0.380292621 seconds