[time-nuts] NTP problem on Windows

Maggie Leber k3xs at arrl.net
Thu May 17 08:28:59 EDT 2007


On 5/17/07, SAIDJACK at aol.com <SAIDJACK at aol.com> wrote:
>
> In a message dated 5/16/2007 21:37:57 Pacific Daylight Time,
> priapulus at yahoo.com writes:
>
> I  routinely reboot all of our Windows machines; otherwise
> they become flaky  and unreliable. Win 98 needed to be
> done about twice a day or they'd crash.  Win 2000 will often
> last several days. Linux boxes never need  rebooting...

> Oh, come on. No more "Linux is so great, and Windows really sucks"  bashing.
> One of my Win2K system has been running flawlessly for over 6 months now,

Win2k is much more stable than Win9x..especially at a decent
patchlevel. For example,  if unpatched the famous 49.7 day bug only
costs you 60% of your performance on Win2k, whereas on Win9x it just
crashes.

 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/q216641/

 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/823273

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