[ntp:questions] Timekeeping on Windows 2008r2 VM on Linux QEMU/KVM

David Woolley 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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