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Re: TODO for etch ?

On 6/19/05, Florian Weimer <fw@deneb.enyo.de> wrote:
> * Marc Haber:
> > On Sun, 19 Jun 2005 08:20:49 -0500, Adam Majer
> > <adamm@galacticasoftware.com> wrote:
> >>That could "save" a grand total of about a second.
> >
> > It will save time in case of error when the bootup process stalls for
> > timeouts like DNS and NTP.
> You should set the clock using NTP *before* starting any daemons.
> Most daemons don't use monotonic clocks (I'm not even sure if Linux
> supports them at the required level), and some of them fail in strange
> ways if the system clock warps.

Doesn't Linux or NTP support gradually changing the clock exactly to
avoid such warps?

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