Re: [OT] Major Clock Drift

From: Alan Chandler (
Date: Sun Feb 04 2001 - 18:46:24 EST

On Sun, 04 Feb 2001 10:31:35 -0500, you wrote:

>Technical explanations aside, some sort of clock drift exists in all
>computers. My experience with Sun hardware, for instance, was that the
>hardware and software clocks rarely agreed.
>You should set up your machines to use some sort of time synchronization
>software, such as ntp or rdate. When I didn't have a 24/7 net presence, I had
>my ppp script run ntpdate when the connection was complete.

If you don't have 24/7 net presence then chrony does a nice job of
sorting out your clock.

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