[ntp:questions] Timekeeping broken on Windows XP with multimedia timer enabled (-M option)

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.delete-this-bit.and-this-part.co.uk.invalid
Sun Jan 31 18:48:17 UTC 2010

"Terje Mathisen" <"terje.mathisen at tmsw.no"> wrote in message 
news:j2sg37-6ja2.ln1 at ntp.tmsw.no...
> My tmsw.dyndns.org S1 server (FreeBSD 8, Garmin 18LVC on the roof) is a 
> very old Dell Latitude laptop sitting in my (cold) attic.
> The hard drive doesn't need to run very often at all, except for 
> flushing updates to the stats files, and the ntp server part has behaved 
> quite nicely, including riding out any brownouts we might have had.
> Terje

You're lucky to have a very old laptop - none of mine have a serial port. 
But, yes, I can see and agree that it's a low-usage application.


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