[ntp:questions] Re: time reset, syncronisation lost and Large PPM values

Tom Smith smith at cag.zko.hp.com
Sun Oct 23 14:18:43 UTC 2005

mike wrote:
> The explanation is that the kernel also keeps a frequency drift value
> that is persistent across boots. It is kept in /etc/adjtime. If this
> file exists in your implementation, just removing it might be the 
> answer. It fixed my problem.

Interesting. Hadn't run into that one (yet). Maybe setting the contents
of the drift file to "0.000" instead of deleting the file would also
get around that hickup, if that (or something similar) is, in fact,
the problem.

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