[ntp:questions] rdate vs ntpd -q

bombjack bombjack99 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 23 07:57:15 UTC 2011

On Mar 22, 10:54 pm, Steve Kostecke <koste... at ntp.org> wrote:
> On 2011-03-22, bombjack <bombjac... at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hehe, that's what I am trying to do, i.e. get rid of rdate. The system
> > I work with is rather old and has used rdate since forever. I am
> > merely doing maintenance work and want to exchange rdate for ntpd.
> > That's what its all about. ms and drift files are of no concern at the
> > boot stage. If I can get the hw-clock within ms, I'm home free.
> ntpd disciplines the kernel clock, not the hardware clock (RTC).
> --
> Steve Kostecke <koste... at ntp.org>
> NTP Public Services Project -http://support.ntp.org/

Yes, of course, your right. My bad. I was already  thinking of next
step (i.e. "systohw") when I wrote the answer


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