[ntp:questions] Re: is there a way to "lock" the drift frequency

Terje Mathisen terje.mathisen at hda.hydro.com
Sat Nov 15 10:25:21 UTC 2003

wayne wrote:

> In <bp3j44$aut$1 at osl016lin.hda.hydro.com> Terje Mathisen <terje.mathisen at hda.hydro.com> writes:
>>tinker huffpuff 36000
>>would allow ntpd to 'coast' past up to 10 hours of excessive one-way load.
> Thanks for the info.  I've been using "tinkier huffpuff 7200", and
> that seems to help, but it doesn't seem to cure the problem.  It
> certainly doesn't fix the problem with my laptop's APM problem.


Coasting past periods of widely variable basic cpu frequency is reather 
hard, I believe you have to either disable APM, or live with a sawtooth 
clock performance.

- <Terje.Mathisen at hda.hydro.com>
"almost all programming can be viewed as an exercise in caching"

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