[ntp:questions] ntpdate

Pierre Dubuc pldubuc at yahoo.ca
Wed Mar 28 20:59:36 UTC 2007


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Replying to message <f8jl03pdpu4j5dmqb0c9a05pjo4vnrvfat at 4ax.com>

> I guess you got me on that one.  I don't actually use ntpdate.
> I have read though that the -B option could take days or weeks
> to complete of the time is far enough off.
>

Indeed, so a potential scenario would be to use -b (always step) in the 
initial invokation at boot time, then -B (always slew) from within cron.

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Pierre Dubuc
pldubuc at yahoo.ca
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