Re: Speaking of ntp, yes CD-R does mess with the clock!
On Sun, 22 Dec 2002, Shawn Lamson wrote:
> > date; burn-cd.sh; date
> > and burning the CD using cdrdao (48x drive -- about 4 minutes to burn a
> > CD) caused the system clock to fall behind about *50* seconds.
> > Maybe it's because the CD-R is so fast? "Let's do the time warp again!"
> This is why I installed rdate, I think it is b/c it is so processor
> intensive (CD-R). I didn't read the entire previous thread on ntp,
> but rdate at least does the trick for my single user system.
Just seems really odd. Interrupts still happen, right? And to drop 50
seconds in 4 minutes just doesn't seem like a matter of the machine being
too busy to keep time.
Weird. I need to have him see if it does the same thing with other
burning programs, or when ripping.
Bill Moseley firstname.lastname@example.org