[ntp:questions] Can NTP affect the time even when not running ?

Marchand Vincent Vincent.Marchand at KONE.com
Wed Nov 24 16:36:18 UTC 2004


> 	If you do try to run ntpd on a laptop and you don't lock the 
>processor to a given speed, you can anticipate all sorts of weird 
>problems, and ntpd may calculate strange correction values which may 
>be left over after you stop running it, and these values may then be 
>applied inappropriately to free-running mode.

Would this mean that, for laptops with no processor frequency lock - most
standard use I would assume -, your recommendation would be to rely on SNTP
clients ?



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