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Re: [opensuse] 10.2 system clock too fast and NTP
  • From: John Andersen <jsa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 16 Dec 2006 01:37:37 -0900
  • Message-id: <200612160137.38281.jsa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Saturday 16 December 2006 01:30, Mark Hounschell wrote:
> John Andersen wrote:
> > On Saturday 16 December 2006 00:37, Jan Karjalainen wrote:
> >> I have the same problem with one of my machines, the clock runs way too
> >> fast.
> >> I have to run "rcntp restart" every 10 minutes to keep it somehow
> >> adjusted...
> >
> > That's silly.
> > Just run the daemon, that's what its for.
> >
> > man ntpd
>
> Thats not silly, running ntpd every 10 minutes is silly. Clearly there
> is a problem with his machine. I don't think NTPD is really intended for
> this situation.
>
> Mark

Sigh...

Nobody suggested he run nptd every ten minutes. Its a daemon.
(that's why it has a d on the end of the name). It runs continuously.

Its intended for PRECISELY this sort of thing.


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