[ntp:questions] ntpd -x option

Unruh unruh-spam at physics.ubc.ca
Mon Mar 16 16:46:25 UTC 2009

hal-usenet at ip-64-139-1-69.sjc.megapath.net (Hal Murray) writes:

>>It's his privilege to play by his own rules.  If he is willing to spend 
>>several months slewing the clock. . . .
>>I would be tempted to slew the clock at a rate far beyond 500 PPM if I 
>>could figure out how.

>Patch the kernel, recompile, install, reboot.    1/2 :)

Sorry, why patch the kernel? The kernel already has the ability to slew at
100000 PPM what more do you need? (That is 1 sec every 10 sec). You just
need to use the tickadj option to adjtimex.

>I's suggesting deliberately hacking the kernel to get what you
>want.  If it will take several months, a reboot or two is now big

>These are my opinions, not necessarily my employer's.  I hate spam.

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