[ntp:questions] Re: ntpd PLL and clock overshoot

Maarten Wiltink maarten at kittensandcats.net
Thu Oct 19 07:26:38 UTC 2006

"Martin Burnicki" <martin.burnicki at meinberg.de> wrote in message
news:lcsh04-btd.ln1 at gateway.py.meinberg.de...

> [...] At least in Windows 2000 the clock tick interval seems to depend
> on the CPU speed or whatever. I've seen nominal tick reload values
> of 100144 (10.0144 ms tick interval) on older systems, whereas the
> same version of the OS installed on a system with more CPU power had
> 156250, resulting in a timer tick interval of 15.6250 ms.

That still doesn't mean that the time can't be queried to better than
1/100 or 1/64 of a second.

Is it possible that installing a .Net framework changes the clock tick
from 100Hz to 64Hz?

Maarten Wiltink

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