[ntp:questions] Re: ntp sanity limit kills ntp daily

Brad Knowles brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Sat May 21 08:12:11 UTC 2005

At 9:44 AM +0200 2005-05-21, Michael Heiming wrote:

>  Rubbish, have been using Linux as ntp servers on a larger network
>  for ages, not a single problem. The problem might be related to
>  hdparm settings as other already pointed out.

	That's one I hadn't heard of before.  I knew about the HZ and 
ACPI issues, which are not unique to Linux, but hdparm settings seems 
to me like it would be something that probably would be unique to 

	Does anyone have any more in-depth information on the issue of 
hdparm settings causing massive loss of interrupts like this?

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