[ntp:questions] Re: NTP for dummies

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.isc.org
Sun Oct 2 00:14:00 UTC 2005


David Woolley wrote:
> 
> Danny says that the latest Windows version of ntpd itself takes responsibility
> for updating the hardware clock, probably because Windows itself is lacking
> in this respect.  I have a feeling though that it only does this when the
> system is shut down.  Unix systems also often do this on a shutdown.
> 

Yes, the code indicates that this currently only happens when the 
service exits ie when it's shut down. That could be changed.

Danny



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