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

Martin Burnicki martin.burnicki at meinberg.de
Wed Dec 7 11:39:43 UTC 2005


Martin Burnicki wrote:
[...]
> If the MM timer is set constantly to high resolution then you should
> observe a little more jitter than with default resolution, but the large
> steps should go away. So as a test you just might to start Quicktime ant
> watch if the offset settles down.

BTW, I forgot to mention that I've submitted a patch to Danny which can let
ntpd itself set the MM timer to highest resolution, possibly controlled via
a command line parameter. This has the same effect as just having e.g.
Quicktime running continuously.

Martin
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