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Re: TODO for etch ?

I demand that Florian Weimer may or may not have written...

> * Olaf van der Spek:
>>> 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?

> Gradually skewing the clock doesn't exactly work that well if the offset
> exceeds a few minutes.  You don't want to run with a wrong clock for hours
> or even days.

Maybe ntp, ntpdate etc. should recommend adjtimex?

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