[ntp:questions] Re: Windows Logon Events Cause -9ms Offset

Danny Mayer mayer at gis.net
Tue Oct 5 02:29:39 UTC 2004

Jerry Baker <jerry at novalid.invalid> wrote in message news:<0177d.14946$Ym1.12696 at trnddc03>...
> Danny Mayer wrote:
> > I forgot to mention that when I had BIND 9 running using polling
> > (select()) I found that if you started running something like Windows
> > Media Player, named wuold go to 100% CPU. Once I rewrote it and
> > stopped using select() the problem went away. If something's
> > using a select() it may cause problems elsewhere. I could never
> > tell what was really causing the problem.
> Thank you all for looking into this. I'll continue to investigate. I 
> have set up MRTG so anyone interested can watch what happens. It is 
> already apparent that something isn't right. I'm looking into a way to 
> pop Windows login and logout events automatically onto these graphs.
> http://jerbaker.dhs.org/ntp/index.html

My observation was from several years ago when I was rewriting the
BIND 9 socket code.


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