[ntp:questions] Re: time reset, syncronisation lost and Large PPM values

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.not-this-bit.nor-this-part.uk.invalid
Tue Nov 1 13:48:26 UTC 2005

Tom Smith wrote:
> It's losing time, which could suggest lost interrupts. However,
> the steps every half hour make me wonder if your server is doing the
> stepping. The fact that 2 different clients have the same problem
> in any case suggests a common cause. What is/are the server(s)?
> It's not a Windows "NTP server", is it?

There's nothing wrong with a properly configured Windows system running as 
an NTP server, with the distributed NTP software.  If you meant to say 
that running the Microsoft "W32time" software does not provide a fully 
compliant NTP service, then I would completely agree with your doubts!


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