[time-nuts] NTP for 64 bit windows

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk
Tue Jan 17 02:32:00 EST 2012

> Has anyone come across a NTP client that uses native 64 Win 7 code? I've 
> noticed all the 64 bit versions are running under WOW. I've use Meinberg 
> now found another source out of Poland.
>> http://sites.google.com/site/ntpserverspl/ntp-server-time-client-64
> This is an ugly thing to search since NTP itself makes reference to 64 
> bits, and non of the programs seem to specify native code.

Thanks for that pointer, Gary.  I do wish they said just what the 
setup.exe is going to install - with some application software I have no 
alternative except clicking on setup.exe, but with NTP I do feel the need 
to know more about what elements of my system are going to be altered as I 
already have a well-tuned NTP setup.

Dave Hart has done a lot of work with NTP, including the Windows port, and 
his most recent work has resulted in very significant performance 
improvements for NTP 4.2.7p241 and later.  These won't yet be in their 
4.2.7p32.  I also wonder whether their version includes support for the 
same reference clocks, and the Kernel-mode serial PPS driver which Dave 
has built.

Perhaps "Tomasz Widomski" and/or "p.marszalek" should be invited to join 
either this list or NTP Hackers?

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