[ntp:questions] Re: Clock drift problems

Hal Murray hmurray at suespammers.org
Mon Jan 19 17:50:50 UTC 2004


>Obviously, the solution is to regularly resync the RTC to the hardware
>clock, or to some time standard on the net.  Do it regularly enough,
>and there will not be too much accumulated drift.

Or you could fix the software so that it doesn't miss interrupts.

Most systems I've worked on don't have that problem.  I could
provoke it on this box with a lot of disk activity.  That was
before I switched the disk drivr to use DMA.

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