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

Martin Burnicki martin.burnicki at meinberg.de
Thu Nov 3 10:15:06 UTC 2005


David J Taylor wrote:
> Danny Mayer wrote:
>> Is this with using the MM timers?
>> Danny
> If it is, I would have to ask what programmer wrote a database system that
> used MM timers!  What are they playing at?  If the databases were on PIO
> and not DMA disks, what does that say about the setting up of the system?

As already mentioned in my other reply, this seems not to be related to MM
timers, and I wouldn't expect that the database application would modify
the MM timers.

> BTW: I've not seen the MM timers issue on Windows XP since (I think)
> Service Pack 2 was installed.

AFAIK that's right. MS seems to have fixed this at least in Win XP SP2.

Martin Burnicki

Meinberg Funkuhren
Bad Pyrmont

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