[ntp:questions] Win7: ntpd adjusting time backwards

Jeroen Mostert jmostert at xs4all.nl
Sun Dec 9 15:10:59 UTC 2012

On 2012-12-09 16:00, Jeroen Mostert wrote:
> I'm going to leave it alone for a bit to see the results after ntpd gets some
> time to stabilize. For reference, I've done all of the following so far:
> - Upgraded to ntpd 4.2.7p310.
> - Replaced individual "server" lines with a single "pool" line.
> - Adjusted power management options within Windows to make processors run at 100%.
> - Updated the BIOS. (Also scratched my nose, which I expect has the same effect.)
> - Turned off explicit processor frequency stepping options in the BIOS.
> - Used "bcdedit /set useplatformclock on" to force exclusive use of the HPET
> (I'm guessing this does nothing at the moment since interpolation isn't used).
> - Last but not least, restarted ntpd.
And forgot:

- Disabled Teredo tunneling. Likely nothing to do with the performance, but ntpd 
was logging spurious events for the Teredo interfaces appearing/disappearing. 
Since I do nothing with IPv6, I saw no reason why this should be on.


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