[ntp:questions] Re: ntpd and leap seconds on Windows

Serge Bets serge.bets at NOSPAM.laposte.invalid
Thu Jan 5 16:32:10 UTC 2006

 On Friday, October 14, 2005 at 16:05:00 +0200, Martin Burnicki wrote:

> I could also see, however, that normally the tickadjustment value is
> set to its default value (156250, i.e. 15.6250 millisecond timer tick
> interval) all the time which means that w32time does not discipline
> the system time continuously like ntpd does.

The Win2000 w32time does perhaps not do continuous discipline, but
sometimes after a poll it does the following, which indeed flatens the

| Jan  5 14:54:55 fortknox w32time: N/A: The Time service synced time from time source (KASSAD) .
| Jan  5 14:54:55 fortknox w32time: N/A: Time set (offset < .5 second)
| Jan  5 14:54:55 fortknox w32time: N/A: Changing TimeAdjustment from default increment (to compensate for skew)

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