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Re: Speaking of ntp, yes CD-R does mess with the clock!

On Tue, Dec 24, 2002 at 06:36:22AM -0800, Bill Moseley wrote:
> On 24 Dec 2002, John Hasler wrote:
> > Bill Moseley writes:
> > > I just don't think it unreasonable that there could be periods of time
> > > when ntp can't connect to the remote hosts -- and that should not stop
> > > ntp.
> > 
> > Chrony is designed to work with intermittent connections.
> Any idea why it conflicts with ntpdate?  Installing it remvoed ntpdate.
> ntp didn't conflict with ntpdate.

No idea...chrony is a lot smarter than ntpdate though; it gradually
moves your clock back and forth so that running apps don't get confused,
as well as tracking how inaccurate your hardware RTC is, and fixing it
while it drifts.  Overall, a very cool tool.


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