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

Noob root at localhost.invalid
Sun Apr 6 11:57:26 UTC 2008

Maarten Wiltink wrote:

> Noob wrote:
>> 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.

Using cron is a possibility.

I was considering a script because we use a custom distribution
(of which cron is not currently a part of) and we have limited
space (only 40 MB IIRC).


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