[ntp:questions] Problems with ntp_adjtime? System clock running too fast...

Ulrich Windl Ulrich.Windl at RZ.Uni-Regensburg.DE
Mon Feb 2 15:00:08 UTC 2004

James Packham <james at atkin.co.uk> writes:

> I've been looking into this a bit more and when I run adjtimex -c to try
> and find out what my tick and frequency should be I'm given a suggested
> tick of 5000.... 
> How am I supposed to set this? Whenever I try to set it using "adjtimex
> -t 5000" I get an "invalid argument" error. This is because I'm not
> allowed to set it to less than 9000 in linux right?

Assuming you run with 100Hz, your clock would be 50% wrong with that
value. Decide yourself what's going on. With little information being
provided, I can only give little help.


> Could this be why ntp is having problems?
> Thanks and Regards,
> James

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