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Re: [vox-tech] Clock drift bad, HULK SMASH!
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Re: [vox-tech] Clock drift bad, HULK SMASH!



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On Tuesday, February 19 2002 11:42 pm, Bill Broadley wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 19, 2002 at 11:02:52PM -0800, Ryan wrote:
> > Um, anyhow, anyone know what I can do about clock drift? NTP is not an
> > option sadly,
>
> Why?  Never connect to the net?

Can't get it to work bwhind my firewall.

>
> > and I'd prefer to fix the drift rather then repetedly correct it. I
>
> NTP models the drift when you run it long enough, and adjusts the kernels
> idea of a second gradually over time.  This insures cron jobs
> don't get skipped becuase you changed 1:59:59 to 2:00:01 in a step.
>
> If configured correctly ntp will write the drift to /etc/ntp/drift or
> similar so if can pick up where it left off.
>
> > know there's adjtimex, by I have no idea what how to use it....
> >
> > My drift is pretty bad, about a second or two per hour
>Can't
> What's wrong with NTP?
>
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