Re: System Time Growing Off

Chuck Carson (
Wed, 28 Jan 1998 12:34:34 -0600

Where can I get info on xntpd? There were no man page entries.


-----Original Message-----
From: Randolph Bentson <>
To: <>;
Date: Wednesday, January 28, 1998 11:28 AM
Subject: Re: System Time Growing Off

>Chuck Carson <> writes:
>> I have noticed that my system clock progressively grows off.
>> Does anyone know the cause and a fix for this problem?
>I suggest you look into the use of "tickadj". Your system
>clock is generating slightly more or less than 100 ticks
>per second. Tickadj allows you to add slightly less or
>more than 10,000 microseconds to the clock at each tick.
>If you have a fixed connection to the Internet, you can
>use xntpd for a while to determine the best values. If
>you can afford the memory footprint, you can use xntpd
>all the time.
>Randolph Bentson