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Re: hwclock and fear of rebooting

Shouldn't be.  You should actually let it calculate the drift under
*normal conditions*.  When I used to use the timeservers (xntp3 I think),
reboots were fine. 

On Sun, Oct 17, 1999 at 11:13:52AM -0500, David J. Kanter wrote:
> I'm nervous about rebooting my machine because I have used the hwclock
> program to set the RTC to an atomic clock, and am waiting a couple of
> weeks to set it again and calculate the drift. (Eventually, I'll set
> up the hwclock to make adjustments to the system clock using
> adjtimex.)
> Anyway, if I reboot will I the hwclock settings in the drift file be
> affected, and therefore I'll have to start all over again?
> Thanks.
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