[ntp:questions] micro-optimization

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.neither-this-bit.nor-this.co.uk
Wed Mar 11 12:24:16 UTC 2009

Martin Burnicki wrote:
> The problem can be avoided if I force the system to use the PM timer
> for QPC, using the /usepmtimer flag in the Windows boot.ini as
> suggested in http://support.microsoft.com/kb/833721/en-us
> On the following page there is an overview which timer is used by
> which Windows version / SP level:
> http://blogs.technet.com/perfguru/archive/2008/02/18/explanation-for-the-usepmtimer-switch-in-the-boot-ini.aspx
> Martin

Most useful pointer, Martin.  Many thanks!


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