[ntp:questions] Re: Windows timekeeping - sudden degradation - why?

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.not-this-bit.nor-this-part.uk.invalid
Sun Dec 4 19:34:32 UTC 2005

Eugen COCA wrote:
> David,
> I said about the "server" section in the ntpq.conf file - forgot to
> mention. The offset is measured between your server and the reference
> server. A good idea for testing is to have only one server for syncing
> (the best / the more stable) and to mark the others by the option
> "noselect". By looking at the graphs after this you may conclude if
> there is an operating system problem or a network one (or maybe other
> ?).

The server for both Odin and Stamsund is Hermes.  Whilst they both have 
servers in their config, hermes is "prefer" and is normally what I see. 
Today, on Odin for example, NTP has been syncing from Hermes with no 
change since a reboot at 11:45 UTC.


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