[ntp:questions] solaris rtp program and ntp

Darren Dunham ddunham at redwood.taos.com
Tue Apr 10 14:57:59 UTC 2007

David Woolley <david at djwhome.demon.co.uk> wrote:

> (Note that SunOS had a kernel feature that updated the software clock
> from the RTC and needed to be explicitly disabled for ntpd to work.  I
> vaguely remember needing to use tickadj -s.)

That was with SPARC.

The 'rtc' program is for x86 (only) and as suggested, it updates the rtc
clock to the correct "local" time in case of DST transition.

It should have no effect on NTP operation.

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