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

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid
Wed Jul 13 20:09:34 UTC 2011


Chuck Swiger wrote:
> 
> Add "tinker step 0.0" to your ntp.conf, or use the -x flag.
> 
The first of these will definitely disable the kernel time discipline, 
resulting in less smooth time keeping.  I am pretty sure the latter is 
equivalent to a tinker sufficiently large to also cause the kernel 
discipline to be turned off.




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