[ntp:questions] Time reset

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.co.uk.invalid
Fri Apr 4 18:59:11 UTC 2008


Richard B. Gilbert wrote:

> that people do some very strange things with computer clocks.  I'm 
> thinking, in particlar, of at least one individual who deliberately set 
> his clock to an incorrect time in order to see if Ntpd would correct it.

Many people do this.  It is the naive users' way of testing that ntpd 
"works".

> Ntpd did so, of course, but he was not happy with the way it was done or 
> the amount of time it took!




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