[ntp:questions] "ntpd -q" is slow compared to ntpdate

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.co.uk.invalid
Wed Oct 15 06:59:30 UTC 2008

> Much of the pain can be alleviated by not rebooting.  I dunno about 

That's not a socially responsible option any longer.  For many systems, 
one should be doing at least suspend to disk and total power down.

> Vista but W/XP can run for weeks or even months between reboots.  If you 
> must shut down to save electricity or something, you'll just have to 
> start the machines a few minutes before they need to have the correct time.

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