Subject: Re: Clock drift on Miatas
To: Hal Murray <email@example.com>
From: Erik Fair <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/28/2000 03:06:54
At 1:34 -0700 5/28/00, Hal Murray wrote:
>> Do you have NTP configured in your kernel?
>Oops/thanks. I missed that one. Any reason it isn't on in most
>configs? (or at least included in the configs but commented out)
>Is there any reason not to turn it on?
No, there isn't. It's good code, performing a very useful function.
It should be on by default (in fact, why is it an option at all any
>> How long has xntpd been running on your system (i.e. has it had
>> enough time to figure out a decent correction to put in
>I thought it generally worked well under light load but maybe I wasn't
Wait half a day. The place to be looking is at the output of
"ntptime" which will tell you what the current correction and error