[time-nuts] NTP and Windows 7

nuts nuts at lazygranch.com
Sun Mar 30 03:19:12 EDT 2014

That  box runs a mode-s receiver and netflix. I need silverlight and

Hey, I don't like paying the windows tax. If you look at my email
header, I'm on linux. ;-)

On Sun, 30 Mar 2014 06:30:01 +0100
"David J Taylor" <david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk> wrote:

> From: Chris Albertson
> One question. Why is this system running Microsoft Windows?
> []
> ===================================
> Because the OP is using the system to run Windows software.  The OS
> is chosen to meet the needs of the application.
> Here's the performance of a Netbook PC here (Samsung N150 plus) also
> running an Intel Atom, and also running the same software which John
> runs.  It's synced over Wi-Fi to a local stratum-1 server, with both
> minpoll and maxpoll set to 5.
>   http://www.satsignal.eu/mrtg/performance_ystad.php
> As you can see, it mostly within a millisecond, with occasional
> excursions to two milliseconds.  It's quite adequate for the software
> in question, which only needs the time to within a fraction of a
> second.
> Cheers,
> David

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