[ntp:questions] If the difference is more than 1000 sec

Helmut Wollmersdorfer helmut at wollmersdorfer.at
Sun Jan 23 21:47:25 UTC 2005

On a server with ssh access only ntpd logged

| time correction of 1497 seconds exceeds sanity limit (1000);
| set clock manually to the correct UTC time.

My attempt to set the hwclock and reboot failed, as Debian Woody writes 
the system clock to hardware clock during shutdown.


   adjtimex -tick 11000

the maximum allowed correction of the system clock is 10%.
I.e. 6 seconds per minute, 6 minutes per hour, or 4 hours for the above 
difference of 1500 seconds.

Is there a faster way?

Helmut Wollmersdorfer

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