[ntp:questions] Re: NTP client for windows ce.net

Maarten Wiltink maarten at kittensandcats.net
Sat Nov 22 20:16:09 UTC 2003

"Terje Mathisen" <terje.mathisen at hda.hydro.com> wrote in message
news:bpodgk$smh$1 at osl016lin.hda.hydro.com...
> Getting  < 1 ms on NT (any version) is kind of hard, given that the OS
> clock gives you 10 ms resolution.

People keep saying that, and my (admittedly quiet) NT4 servers keep
synchronising to well under a microsecond.

> The current NTPD for NT code uses a huge hack, in the form of a realtime
> thread which timestamps each timer tick, to be able to interpolate
> between those OS time stamps.

But it's a well-understood hack, and it works.

Maarten Wiltink

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