[ntp:questions] How do I prevent sudden system time jumps.

Lars Ericsson laeatwork at gmail.com
Wed Jul 13 19:16:08 UTC 2011


Hi Chuck,

Thanks for a prompt and precise answer.

> > I have been running the ntp client on a Linux platform for some time and
> > have not seen any problems.
>
> Is this a VM?

No, it's real HW, believe it or not ;)

> > My question is: How do I prevent NTP clock adjustments from jumping. OK,
> > it will take some time to adjust but that's OK.
>
> Add "tinker step 0.0" to your ntp.conf, or use the -x flag.

Perfect I will give the '-x' a try.

Regards
Lars



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