[ntp:questions] how to change the runtime priority of NTPD on Windows
Ron Frazier (NTP)
timekeepingntplist at c3energy.com
Wed Feb 8 19:55:30 UTC 2012
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> Ron Frazier (NTP) wrote:
>> So, the question is, how do I force this process to always start at the
>> priority that I want, rather than having to change it each time in Task
> Change the service's "Path to executable" e.g. ntpd.exe -M ...
> Get rid of the -M
Hello. I'm not sure who to address my reply to. Thanks for the link to
the configuration info. Here are a couple of quotes from it:
Raise scheduler precision to its maximum (1 ms) using
timeBeginPeriod. (Windows only)
To the extent permitted by the operating system, run the ntpd at the
It doesn't appear to me that -M is related to process priority, but to
internal scheduler timing. I tinkered around with the -P parameter a
little, but couldn't detect any changes.
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