[ntp:questions] NTP not syncing
cswiger at mac.com
Mon Nov 4 19:50:51 UTC 2013
On Nov 4, 2013, at 11:36 AM, Harlan Stenn <stenn at ntp.org> wrote:
> Running ntpdate every hour instead of running ntpd won't work if there
> are database servers or dovecot or other apps that require monotonic
Did you somehow know whether the existing 500+ ppm drift is stable?
> But if the system clock is always running slow this *probably* won't be
> an issue, and it also again points to lost clock interrupts. Better to
> solve the underlying problem.
Yes, it's best to solve the underlying problem. Lost interrupts, a flaky XO,
operating system bugs, etc are all possible. Some of these might be easy to
fix though, ie, by choosing a different system clock source...
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