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Re: RFC: proposed changes to hwclock

On Sat, Feb 12, 2000 at 12:05:47AM -0200, Henrique M Holschuh wrote:
> On the other hand, it _is_ feasible that a normal RTC would change drift
> direction if the temperature varies enough and the RTC drift is close to
> zero. One would need to do field tests to verify if this is common or not (I
> just thought of laptops. They are subject to variations of 10, sometimes 20
> degrees Celsius in certain places/seasons...)

I'm running on a laptop, which does have significant temperature variations.
I'm not sure how to best test clock variations, though; I'm running xntp.
Is it easy to log the drift rate?


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