[ntp:questions] PSYCHO PC clock is advancing at 2 HR per second

Rick Jones rick.jones2 at hp.com
Wed Mar 21 00:27:18 UTC 2012

"Ron Frazier (NTP)" <timekeepingntplist at c3energy.com> wrote:
> On 3/20/2012 5:48 PM, E-Mail Sent to this address will be added to the 
> BlackLists wrote:
> > unruh wrote:
> >    
> >> Dave Hart<hart at ntp.org>  wrote:
> >>      
> >>> frequency adjustments aren't compounded like that.
> >>>        
> >> Lets hope not, but on his system, something DID trigger a runaway.
> >>      
> > What about power saving frequency management of the core
> >   NTP is using?
> >
> >    
> I doubt that's relevant.  I currently have both min and max CPU speed 
> set to 100% as someone mentioned it before.

I forget - was that at the BIOS level or up in the OS?  If the latter,
best check the BIOS too - for example, HP ProLiant systems (not sure
about PCs but perhaps there too) have an automagically done by
firmware power management mode...

rick jones
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