[ntp:questions] Re: ntp sanity limit kills ntp daily
Richard B. Gilbert
rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Fri May 20 20:48:12 UTC 2005
Michael Ward wrote:
> 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 clock 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.
> I happen to agree that the clock loosing about 1200 seconds (for any
> reason) seems insane. However, given that this sort of behavior seems
> common enough to be found via google (search for: ntp exceeds sanity
> limit), I'm hopeful that there is a way to coax ntp (or some other
> automated program) to trudge on and do the deed anyway.
> Default rules can make is seem like a crazy world, can't they?
> I'm running a self compiled linux kernel 2.6.9 with FC3 linux as
> installed from Negus' "Red Hat Fedora Linux 3". Anyoune out there
> know how to make this sort of thing work in a rational manner?
> - Mike
Use a different O/S? Preferably one that does not lose interrupts!
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