[ntp:questions] no ntp synchronisation: 2s to 6s time shift !

Joseph Gwinn joegwinn at comcast.net
Sun Feb 24 19:54:55 UTC 2008

In article <47C19D56.9010305 at comcast.net>,
 "Richard B. Gilbert" <rgilbert88 at comcast.net> wrote:

> Hans Jørgen Jakobsen wrote:
> > On Sat, 23 Feb 2008 23:38:09 GMT, Danny Mayer wrote:
> > 
> >>No need to look. I haven't had the bandwidth to get much done in the 
> >>last few months. Needless to say it will be much easier to implement on 
> >>Windows than on Unix machines as Windows uses threads so there's no 
> >>issue with the transfer of information between processes.
> > 
> > 
> > Why are threads not used on UNIX?
> > /hjj
> I've never used them but I believe that Solaris supports threads.

True.  IRIX (SGI) and AIX (IBM) also support threaded applications.

The Solaris kernel is also itself threaded.  I think this is true of 
IRIX and AIX.  The HP-UX kernel is not threaded, although threaded 
applications are supported.

These are the OSs I know something of.

Joe Gwinn

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