[ntp:questions] Sunfire X2100 and FreeBSD

jlevine jlevine at boulder.nist.gov
Sat Jul 12 15:01:03 UTC 2008


Hello,
   I am trying to use a Sunfire X2100 system as a time server using
FreeBSD 6.2. The system clock steps by tens of microseconds every few
minutes with no time software running. I have not seen this on other
non-Sun systems with the identical version of FreeBSD. Is this a
feature of the Sun hardware? If yes, can it be turned off? Otherwise
the time steps will confuse the synchronization process.

Thanks.

Judah Levine
Time and Frequency Division
NIST Boulder




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