[ntp:questions] NTP not syncing

Antonio Marcheselli puppa at me.la
Sun Nov 10 23:01:32 UTC 2013


On 10/11/2013 17:14, Steve Kostecke wrote:
> On 2013-11-08, Antonio Marcheselli <puppa at me.la> wrote:
>
>> Question related to this topic. I am told that I can enable the HPET on
>> the motherboard and I can tell linux to use it.
>>
>> The file I am trying to amend is
>> /sys/devices/system/clocksource/clocksource0/available_clocksource
>>
>> I have a I/O error when I try to save. The folder and the file have RW
>> permissions, any idea on why I can't amend it?
>
> Sysfs (/sys/*) is a virtual file system provided by Linux. Sysfs exports
> information about devices and drivers from the kernel device model to
> user space, and is also used for configuration. It is similar to the
> sysctl mechanism found in BSD systems, but implemented as a file system
> instead of a separate mechanism.

Thanks Steve,

I'll go through the documentation and find out more.

Cheers
Antonio



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