[ntp:questions] NTP Performance on WINNT

Unruh unruh-spam at physics.ubc.ca
Sun Jul 26 17:09:06 UTC 2009

paul <chaofu.chen at gmail.com> writes:

>On Jul 26, 12:30=A0am, "David J Taylor" <david-tay... at blueyonder.not-
>this-part.nor-this.co.uk.invalid> wrote:
>> paul wrote:
>> []
>> > Thanks, but I mean something which do not rely on the output of
>> > ntpq.exe.
>> My NTP Monitor uses NTP network calls to determine the offset of the PCs =
>> it doesn't use ntpq. =A0However, in that sense, it does rely on the outpu=
>> from NTP.
>> What problem are you trying to solve, and how accurately do you need to
>> measure?
>I'm just not so sure if I can absolutely count on ntpq to determine
>time offset of NTP synced machines...

You can absolutely count on ntpq to tell you what ntp thinks the offset
is based on its querying of the servers or refclocks. What makes you
"not so sure".

>> Cheers,
>> David

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