[ntp:questions] Using different timebase for ntpd

Steve Kostecke kostecke at ntp.org
Mon Mar 23 16:07:51 UTC 2009

On 2009-03-23, Patrick Loschmidt <Patrick.Loschmidt at gmx.net> wrote:

> I'm trying to replace the linux/unix system clock by a special clock
> maintained on a PCI card.

The RTC on the motherboard or the kernel clock? ntpd ignores the former
and disciplines the latter.

> Can anybody enlighten me, where would be the best place to use a
> different timebase for ntpd, or do I have to go trough all the
> functions?

What are you trying to accomplish by doing what you propose?

Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.org>
NTP Public Services Project - http://support.ntp.org/

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