[ntp:questions] Local Time

Paul.Croome at softwareag.com Paul.Croome at softwareag.com
Thu Mar 15 12:01:39 UTC 2007

On 15 Mrz., 11:26, kaukasoina703n7ds... at sci.fi (Petri Kaukasoina)

> If local time is used instead of UTC, DST change can be a small problem. If
> you kill ntp server, change time by 1 hour at the right moment, and restart
> ntpd, clients will not follow immediately. And in the autumn there could
> be ambiguous time stamps for one hour: you would not know if they refer to
> time before or after DST change.

I said that the timesource should advance at a rate close to 1 sec/
That rules out large (3,600 second), sudden discontinuities.


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