[ntp:questions] Re: ntp sanity limit kills ntp daily
none at nonenadaspam.com
Tue Jun 14 13:01:10 UTC 2005
> Ulrich Windl wrote:
>> Michael Ward <michaelward at sprintmail.com> writes:
>>> Hello All,
>>> I've configured my FC3 system to run ntp successfully at boot time
>>> and ntp
>>> seems to run successfully for about a day. However, every night the
>>> looses some 1200 seconds while the system is busy making backups.
>>> When ntp
>>> figures this out, it refuses to update the clock because this is
>>> classified as
>>> insane, and terminates.
> Might this help ? ...
> panic panic
> The argument is the panic threshold, by default 1000 s. If set to
> zero, the panic sanity check is disabled and a clock offset of any value
> will be accepted.
Can someone explain why motherboard companies don't just
spend an extra $2 and install real quartz based clocks on
motherboards so all this nonsense about losing time would
be a non-issue?
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