[ntp:questions] Re: Windows Accuracy

Richard B. Gilbert rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Thu Jun 9 16:07:17 UTC 2005

Jerry Baker wrote:

> I had posted some time back that NTP was having some real trouble on 
> my Windows XP Pro machine. It seems as though log on and log off 
> events cause Windows to lose some clock ticks. While away on vacation 
> for a few days I noticed that NTP was able to keep the machine to 
> within +/- 2ms. The theory appears to be correct.
> Just FYI.

This is a well known flaw in Windows, both it and Linux tend to lose 
clock interrupts.

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