[ntp:questions] Wrong time after changing hardware

Steve Kostecke kostecke at ntp.org
Fri Jul 27 11:07:26 UTC 2007

On 2007-07-27, Jan Ceuleers <janspam.ceuleers at skynet.be> wrote:

> I am among the people who run ntpd on an embedded platform that only
> has flash memory as non-volatile storage.
> The way I deal with the drift file is:
> - I create a small RAM disk and point /tmp and /var at it
> - As part of the boot process /var is initialised from a flash-based
> directory tree
> - Ntpd is told to expect/create its drift file somewhere in /var; the
> flash version of the file contains a sensible value for the particular
> host.

I do the same with my Soekris.

Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.org>
NTP Public Services Project - http://support.ntp.org/

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