time.time() under load between two machines

Mike Meyer mwm at mired.org
Sat Jul 23 19:25:34 CEST 2005

kwharrigan at yahoo.com writes:

> I am seeing negative latencies of up to 1 second.  I am  using ntp to
> synchronize both machines at an interval of 2 seconds, so the clocks
> should be very much in sync (and are from what I have observed).  I
> agree that it is probably OS, perhaps I should hop over to a Microsoft
> newsgroup and pose the question, although I'm sure they will find a way
> to blame it on Python.

We're getting off topic here, but what are the two machines ntp
syncing to? Specifically, is one syncing to the other, or are they
both syncing to the same external source, or - worst case - are they
syncing to different external sources? Have you checked the drift file
on the two machines?

Mike Meyer <mwm at mired.org>			http://www.mired.org/home/mwm/
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