[ntp:questions] Synchronizing contrived time
unruh at invalid.ca
Mon Mar 10 19:12:13 UTC 2014
On 2014-03-10, Amit Dor-Shifer <amit.dor.shifer at gmail.com> wrote:
> Would this then be the reference implementation?
> [user at centos test_ntpd]$ rpm -qf $(which ntpd)
> [user at centos test_ntpd]$ cat ~/test_ntpd/ntp.conf
> server 127.127.1.0 minpoll 4 maxpoll 4
> [user at centos test_ntpd]$ ps -ef|grep ntp
> user 13411 12236 0 22:03 pts/0 00:00:00 grep ntp
> # moving clock back some 50 mins
AAAAAARGH. No do not do that. ntpd is horrible at handlking sudden
changes in time. It is like testing how good a car is by driving it off
a cliff. It was never designed to fly.
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