[ntp:questions] Re: "ntpd" and hwclock

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.not-this-bit.nor-this-part.uk.invalid
Tue Oct 4 07:06:09 UTC 2005


Terje Mathisen wrote:
> David J Taylor wrote:
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>> Only when you stop NTP, though [in the Windows version].  Not during
>> routine operation, as that would affect the system time.
>
> Indeed. I have identified a possible way to make it work, sort of, but
> it would lead to an unavoidable glitch around the setting time, where
> the system clock could glitch away and back again immediately.
>
> IMHO, this workaround is worse than the problem.
>
> Terje

Agreed.  Writing direct to the CMOS would be the best solution.

David 





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