[ntp:questions] Reference clock driver for /dev/rtc

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid
Sat Jun 26 08:48:25 UTC 2010


unruh wrote:
> 
> Linux, depending on the setting of a flag in the adjtimex setup, sets
> the rtc from the system time once every  11 min. . This is a disaster if

I think you missed Dave Mills' point that ntpd does this every 60 
minutes, so will also break mechanisms for compensating for RTC drift 
whilst the processor is powered down.




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