[ntp:questions] Timekeeping on Windows 2008r2 VM on Linux QEMU/KVM
david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid
Fri Jan 23 13:36:02 UTC 2015
On 22/01/15 00:02, William Unruh wrote:
> I believe ntpdate simply sets the clock. No slewing. It could not, since
> slewing must assume that the program is running for a while so it
> can switch off the slewing. ntpdate just runs once.
The adjtime takes an offset and then slews at +/- 500 ppm until that
offset has been cleared. It doesn't need the requesting process to
still be running.
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