[ntp:questions] ntp & system without a rtc

Gabs Ricalde gsricalde at gmail.com
Fri May 10 19:05:39 UTC 2013


If ntp.conf is setup correctly, running ntpd -q -g does the trick

On Fri, May 10, 2013 at 10:36 PM, folkert <folkert at vanheusden.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I have a raspberry pi system. This is a computer without a real time
> clock. So everytime I power it on, it uses starts where it left off
> which might be days earlier. It is connected only very occasionally to
> the internet so syncing to that won't work. It does have, however, a gps
> connected. But as it is switched mostly for less than an hour, ntpd
> won't have the time to adjust the time to what the gps returns to it.
> So I was wondering: is there a utility/a trick out there that picks the
> current time from a gps and then "jumps" the time to what it should be?
> It does not need to be very accurate - a couple of seconds off is ok
> (just not hours or days).
>
> Any ideas?
>
>
> Regards,
>
> Folkert van Heusden
>
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