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Re: [opensuse] openSUSE + gpsd + PPS + NTP
  • From: Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2014 08:08:29 +0100
  • Message-id: <lb5c5p$4ks$3@saturn.local.net>
Roger Oberholtzer wrote:

On Tuesday, January 14, 2014 11:47:31 AM John Andersen wrote:

NTP will often NOT compensate for several hours of difference.

This is a worry. These systems are in vehicles on the road. We have no
control over the time on the PC clock at boot.

The ntp init script used to run 'ntpdate -g', I'm sure it does something
similar now. That'll set the clock, but with a jump, not a slow
adjustment.



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