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Re: Time drift in amd64

Carsten =?ISO-8859-15?Q?Prie=DF?= <carstenpriess@gmx.de> writes:

> On Thu, 03 Mar 2005 18:45:45 -0500
> Peter Nelson <rufus@hackish.org> wrote:
>> Bharath Ramesh wrote:
>> >I just installed a fresh installation of amd64 on another athlon box.
>> >I find that the clock seems to be drifting by 8-10 seconds every day.
>> >Any idea how I can fix this drift. This drift seems to be large.
>> >
>> Just install ntp-simple and it'll keep you within a few milliseconds
>> off  official atomic time.  If it asks you were to point use
>> pool.ntp.org.
> However that are only workarouds? What's with Clients with Dial-up or
> without I-Net connection?
> Carsten

For dialin ntp clients can add an /etc/ppp/ip-up.d/... script to
synchronise the time whenever you dial in. ntpd and chrony have
scripts for that by default.

Without I-Net just look outside the window every once in a while and
run 'date -s "12:00:00"' when the sun it at its peak.


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