[ntp:questions] Windows - Seven Days Later

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.not-this-bit.nor-this-part.uk
Thu Oct 14 07:23:01 UTC 2004

Brian Inglis wrote:
>> As I said, it's not /just/ Windows that does this, though.
> Which other OSes experience these same problems?

For example, I have seen reports in this group of Linux with non-DMA disks 
and too high a clock interrupt frequency.

> If it is common, it may be a hardware related issue.
> Have you checked the clock to see what its accuracy is without any
> time syncing?
> Have you checked your hardware config to see if say, the network card
> IRQ is being shared with other cards, and could have an impact on
> interrupts?
> Have you shut off all other network services to see if one of them
> could be having an impact on NTP?
> A Windows hardware group may offer better advice on these issues.

I'm not having this problem but that looks like a useful checklist for the 


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