[ntp:questions] Leap second quirk
hal-usenet at ip-64-139-1-69.sjc.megapath.net
Tue Oct 21 23:10:04 UTC 2008
Two of my systems injected leap seconds at the end of Aug and Sep.
A couple of others didn't.
I thought I saw some discussion of this, but I can't find it. Has
anybody else seen this? Was I dreaming about seeing something here?
Is the bug in the Linux kernel for not waiting until December, or
should ntpd wait until December before telling the kernel?
I think both systems are/were running a recent ntp-dev on a reasonably recent
Linux (2.6) kernel.
I'm watching (noselect) both systems from a third box that didn't have
One did what I expect. It's clock was off eby a second. After about 20
minutes it stepped back.
I haven't sorted out what the other one did yet.
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