[ntp:questions] Re: ntp servers reporting leap second erroneously?

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.not-this-bit.nor-this-part.uk.invalid
Tue Oct 25 08:07:17 UTC 2005


Hal Murray wrote:
>> As I've reported earlier on this news group even the Windows w32time
>> service is capable to slew the Windows system clock at UTC midnight
>> to compensate the leap second offset in just a few seconds.
>
> How fast does Windows normally slew?  I was expecting it to be 500
> ppm which would take a long time to slew a whole second.

IIRC from the earlier posting W32time actually doubled the clock speed 
(SetSystemTimeAdjustment) for two seconds.  Is that how others read it?

David 





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