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

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.not-this-bit.nor-this-part.uk.invalid
Mon Dec 5 11:42:12 UTC 2005

Eugen COCA wrote:
> In the Meinberg distribution I've installed the file is dated 07 April
> 2005 as in the version reported by ntpd.exe: version="ntpd
> 4.2.0a at 1.1354-o Apr 07 12:01:06 (UTC+02:00) 2005  (3)"?"
> The problem with ntpdc.exe is well known (I posted a message in this
> group and an E-mail to Meinberg developers). It seems to be a timeout
> problem.
> For your problem: the ntp.drift file is OK ? Did you delete that file
> and see the program create it ? It's a possible cause I fight with on
> FreeBSD.

The version lists as:
 ntpd 4.2.0a at 1.1370-o Apr 12 14:10:45 (UTC+02:00) 2005  (12)

so it's a few builds ahead of yours.

The drift file is fine, and contains values verying very slightly 
around -65  (say from -64.9 to -65.1).


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