[ntp:questions] NTP not syncing

unruh unruh at invalid.ca
Fri Dec 6 08:47:15 UTC 2013

On 2013-12-06, David Taylor <david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid> wrote:
> On 04/12/2013 21:25, Terje Mathisen wrote:
> []
>> It is very common, IF you are running on Linux!
>> The base frequency is recalculated each time you restart, which means
>> that steps of 100-200 ppm from one reboot to the next can be expected.
>> Terje
> I'm surprised to hear of this problem, as I've not been aware of it in 
> years of running FreeBSD systems, and in more than a year of running 
> (now) five Raspberry Pi Linux systems.  Perhaps I've been lucky?  As 
> they are mainly experimental PCs, the RPi cards are rebooted more than most.

As I said, I think that in the more recent kernels Linux has fixed this.
Since the RPi is only about 2 years old, its linux is a recent kernel. 

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