[ntp:questions] ntpd and hw clock

Steve Kostecke kostecke at ntp.org
Fri Feb 27 12:33:42 UTC 2009


On 2009-02-27, Nero Imhard <nim at pipe.nl> wrote:
> Unruh schreef:
>
>> Well, there is that silly 11min setting of the kernel, which tried to reset
>> the rtc every 11 min if it decides that the kernel is synchronized.
>
> Silly indeed, but rather Linux-specific. No such kludge in FreeBSD afaik.

Why do you consider a periodic update of the RTC to be a kludge?

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