[ntp:questions] ntpd with Intel SpeedStep and AMD PowerNow, any updates?

Harlan Stenn stenn at ntp.isc.org
Tue Mar 20 23:57:35 UTC 2007


>>> In article <1174433788.522437.176240 at d57g2000hsg.googlegroups.com>, "Ryan Malayter" <malayter at gmail.com> writes:

Ryan> Given that almost all new desktop, laptop, and server hardware (AMD,
Ryan> Intel, even the new UltraSPARC T1) is now shipped with some form of
Ryan> variable clock-speed power management enabled, it would seem that ntpd
Ryan> needs some method of coping with this feature sensibly.

I'm thinking this is more of an OS issue than an ntpd issue.

The timekeeping APIs are pretty well defined, and ntp relies on the OS being
able to "keep" time.

But that's my opinion.

What do you suggest?

H




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