[ntp:questions] A ntp client is running ahead of time of our netowork ntp server.

Chuck Amadi chuck.amadi at rokcorp.com
Fri Feb 2 09:57:39 UTC 2007

Hi Uwe

Thanks for the pointer.

Unfortunatley I am still learning the network topology as I have just 
moved on from a previous Sysadmin job.
So I have saved the tp in my mail NTP folder and when I get the 
opportunity to reboot the boxes will try the "noapic"
as the boot option.


> Hi,
> if your clock is gaining fast and has high jitter:
> There is an issue with at least some nForce2 nVidia MoBos gaining on the
> clock because of apic routed timer interrupts being counted twice on
> occasion this is agravated by  enabling spread spectrum for the clocks.
> You may try to boot your SuSE system with "noapic" as boot option
> or boot the "Savesettings" entry.
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Chuck Amadi
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