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Re: [opensuse] Timesync problem
  • From: Darryl Gregorash <raven@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2007 14:55:45 -0600
  • Message-id: <45ABEA51.1090401@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On 2007-01-15 14:06, Verner Kjærsgaard wrote:
> ...vmware...
> <snip>
> ntpdate -s on the clients. Then I initiate ntpd on the client. Or not, no
> difference. The time in my clients lacks behing by several hours/day.
>
> - I'm currently trying a real dirty hack...on the client I'm running a cronjob
> every 10 minutes, doing a ntpdate -s -b IP-OF-TIMESERVER. I tried that hack
> by running the cronjob every 30 minutes, - but that didn't work...
Stop ntpd if it is running. Delete /etc/adjtime and reset the system
time manually (you only need to be within a minute or so), then restart
ntpd.

In a thread from last month, I found that this is a known vmware
problem. In /boot/grub/menu.lst, add "clock=pit" to the kernel boot
parameters.


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