[ntp:questions] ntpd sets clock to the year 1939
mayer at ntp.isc.org
Wed Mar 28 01:27:43 UTC 2007
Richard B. gilbert wrote:
> Then perhaps the documentation needs to be updated! The 36 year "epoch"
> (if that's the proper term) has been discussed before on this
> newsgroup although not recently. Perhaps because it's rare for anyone
> to start ntpd with a clock that's off by 37 years! I think you may be
> the only person to report such a problem in the four years or so that
> I've been reading this newsgroup!
Can we at least use the right numbers? It was 34 years and now is 68
years. Calculate 2^31 seconds from 1-1-1970.
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