[ntp:questions] System clock
brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Thu Oct 6 16:15:11 UTC 2005
At 8:55 PM +0530 2005-10-06, SivaKumar Subramani wrote:
> Is it possible to make the NTP clock, timer run by the NTPD process and
> the system clock can be independent of each other.
There is no "NTP clock". NTP works to discipline the system
clock, no more and no less.
> Can the NTP timer alone be set by the NTPD process without disturbing
> the system clock.?
No. See above.
> I'm little confused with the behavior of the system clock and the
> reference time. Whenever I change the system time by +/- by 10 min, the
> reference time also gets updated. Is this reference time refers the
> timer run by the NTPD process? The clock /timer run by the NTPD process
> be independent to this alone. Any info on this issue is highly
Tell us what you're really trying to do and what you really want
and why, and maybe we can help you.
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