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Re: [opensuse] 10.2 system clock too fast and NTP
  • From: Mark Hounschell <dmarkh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 17 Dec 2006 06:57:26 -0500
  • Message-id: <458530A6.4060305@xxxxxxxxxx>
Darryl Gregorash wrote:
> On 2006-12-17 02:49, Anders Norrbring wrote:
>> Have you yet tried the boot parameter "clock=pit" as I suggested
>> initially?
> What exactly does that do, Anders?

This is just manually overriding the automatic time source selection.
You're using the PIT (programmable interval timer) over what was being
automatically selected by tour kernel. If we had a dmesg output of your
boot messages we might be able to tell what was going on with your time

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