[ntp:questions] ARRGH!!! I woke up to a 50 SECOND clock error.

Ron Frazier (NTP) timekeepingntplist at c3energy.com
Wed Mar 14 02:40:23 UTC 2012

On 3/13/2012 10:28 PM, Ron Frazier (NTP) wrote:
> On 3/13/2012 10:05 PM, unruh wrote:
>> On 2012-03-13, Ron Frazier (NTP)<timekeepingntplist at c3energy.com>  
>> wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> I just woke up to a 50 SECOND clock error.  Prior to the error, with my
>>> PC locked into the GPS and the internet servers noselected, here's what
>>> my peerstats looked like.  Baseline is the GPS.  Colored lines are
>>> internet servers.
>> Did you shut down and restart your computer? Did you perchance do this
>> during the daylight savings time transition on a Windows system? Could
>> the error be related to the fact that Windows like time on localtime not
>> UTC?
> Good question, but no.  The change to DST occurred early Sunday 
> morning.  This event occurred early Monday morning and I noticed it 
> today, Tuesday morning.  By that time, the system was already well 
> stabilized on DST.
> Sincerely,
> Ron

Scratch that last comment.  I said it wrong.  The 50 second event 
occurred early today, Tuesday morning, and I noticed it later today, 
Tuesday morning.



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