NTP time sync

Alessandro Zummo alessandro.zummo at towertech.it
Thu Nov 23 07:26:21 EST 2006

On Wed, 22 Nov 2006 19:51:53 +0000
Russell King <rmk+lkml at arm.linux.org.uk> wrote:

> >  So, if the arch maintainers agree, 
> >  I would suggest to schedule it for removal.
> > 
> > [1] http://lkml.org/lkml/2006/3/28/358
> Fine, provided there's also a shell tool that can enquire whether the
> kernel is sync'd or not.  (Currently the 11-minute update does not
> occur when the kernel is desynced from a time source - the RTC itself
> might be more accurate in this case.)
> Throwing hwclock commands into crontab such that they do not take
> note of the kernel's sync status is probably a very bad move in that
> respect.

 I agree. I would like to coordinate this effort together with
 the ntp folks so that we can find a viable solution.


 Best regards,

 Alessandro Zummo,
  Tower Technologies - Turin, Italy


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