[ntp:questions] Linux 11-minute mode (RTC update)

Unruh unruh-spam at physics.ubc.ca
Sat Apr 5 15:09:13 UTC 2008

"Maarten Wiltink" <maarten at kittensandcats.net> writes:

>"Noob" <root at localhost> wrote in message
>news:47f61e28$0$21694$426a34cc at news.free.fr...
>> What do you think about the following script?
>> while true
>> do
>>    sleep 660  # or some other value?
>>    hwclock --utc --systohc
>> done

>That, apart from the sleep, it would make a nice cron job.

Well, also without the while loop. Ie, just the hwclock line.
As many have said, every 11 min seems a bit often.

>Maarten Wiltink

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