[ntp:questions] Re: ntpd on Windows XP
ddunham at redwood.taos.com
Tue Mar 22 18:46:41 UTC 2005
Kemal Oral CANSIZLAR <ocansizlar at comcast.net> wrote:
> I have a question regarding ntpd on Windows XP.
> I have successfully compiled and run Instsrv.exe to register ntpd as an NT
> When service is run, even though the clock is several seconds off, it does
> not initially STEP into correct time. I tried with "-g" parameter also at no
How long did you wait? Once it determines which clocks are suitable for
synchronization, it should step. With the default settings (no iburst)
this can take 3 to 4 minutes.
> Shouldnot ntpd first STEP and then SLEW the clock if it need be? And since
> "several seconds" is more than the step threshold (=128msec), I expect to
> see a large, coarse STEP initially and SLEW at the rest of the time...
Darren Dunham ddunham at taos.com
Senior Technical Consultant TAOS http://www.taos.com/
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