[ntp:questions] Q: Disabling "11 minute mode"

David Woolley forums at david-woolley.me.uk
Tue Jan 22 21:34:49 UTC 2008

Richard B. Gilbert wrote:

> What IS "11 minute mode"??

If the linux kernel is told that its clock is being disciplined, it sets 
the RTC from the software clock every 11 minutes.  Most Unices do 
something like this, although sometimes it is a cron job.

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