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Re: RTC can't keep up the time
On Wed, Dec 17, 2008 at 02:12:19PM -0500, Arnaud Lacombe wrote:
> I noticed a weird bug on -current (5.99.5). The hardware is new, about
> 3 month old. I didn't noticed such behavour on the previous 5.99.1:
> $ sudo ntpdate 0.pool.ntp.org; sleep 20; sudo ntpdate 0.pool.ntp.org
> 17 Dec 14:02:10 ntpdate: step time server 188.8.131.52 offset
> 13.333831 sec
> 17 Dec 14:02:33 ntpdate: step time server 184.108.40.206 offset
> 3.751196 sec
> $ date; sleep 20; date
> Wed Dec 17 14:02:33 EST 2008
> Wed Dec 17 14:02:49 EST 2008
> it seems that each 20 seconds, I lose 3.75 seconds.
> I tested with an external timer, and the delay between the two date(1)
> *is* 20 seconds.
> Any hints ?
Either the selected clock is drifting or it's not being calibrated
correctly due to a bug.
Is your system using ACPI? Please post:
cpuctl identify 0
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