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Re: ntpdate doesn't fix bogus times!

On Thu, Apr 08, 2004 at 05:04:46AM +0200, Christian Schnobrich wrote:
> IIRC, ntpdate (and ntpd and chrony) will not set your clock if it is off
> by too much. I think by default it is 1 hour (3600 sec) for all three of
> them.

ntpdate just adjusted my clock which was off by 3602 seconds

 7 Apr 18:44:06 ntpdate[10688]: step time server offset 
3602.581386 sec

I keep my XP partition image with partimage, and restore it "clean" 
every couple days.  Since the image was made pre-daylight savings time, 
XP keeps changing the clock.

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