[ntp:questions] ntp-4.2.6p5 on Win 7 x64

Brian Inglis Brian.Inglis at SystematicSw.ab.ca
Sat Jul 26 02:44:23 UTC 2014

On 2014-07-25 09:51, Nick wrote:
> On Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:08:50 +0000, Brian Inglis wrote:
>> Check BIOS for things like Spread spectrum speed/frequency and set Off,
>> and disable Intel SpeedStep, Dynamic Acceleration (IDA), TurboBoost, AMD
>> Cool'n'Quiet, PowerNow, TurboCore processor speed up or slow down
>> states, basically anything but G0, S0, C0, P0, and enable Wake on
>> anything (use belt and suspenders!)
> Check.
>> Select Control Panel/Power Options, Select power plan High Performance,
>> select Change plan settings, Put the computer to sleep Never, select
>> Change advanced power settings, ensure High Performance (active)
>> selected,
> Thanks - I missed the HP profile option.
>> Ensure in Task Manager that ntpd runs Realtime priority and set Affinity
>> to last CPU, to improve stability.
> Check.  Have you tried start .. /affinity etc?

Can't start a service with affinity - use a PowerShell script scheduled at
system startup to find the process and set the affinity to the high CPU bit.

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis

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