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Re: nist time package



In article <199810271542.KAA12144@fcrao1.phast.umass.edu>,
Gopal Narayanan <gopal@fcrao1.phast.umass.edu> wrote:
> I was looking for some software to adjust the system time clock to a
> standard like NIST. I realize that there is the xtnp3 package to
> synchronize time. I find the ntp protocol an heavyweight in terms of
> setting system time. I would like to see an alternative small package
> for setting time.

Install xntp3, but do not run the daemon; instead use ntpdate.

NTP is not all that heavy, however.  Cisco 2500 routers, which are
feeble 68030-25s, run it well.
-- 
Shields, CrossLink.


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