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Re: NetBSD 6 improvements and time drift

Confirm that macppc NetBSD 6.1.3 on my Mac mini G4 has the same
phenomenon, and I workaround this problem with ntpdate, too.


2014-06-02 3:11 GMT+08:00 Donald Lee <MacPPC2%c.icompute.com@localhost>:
> Yes. My PowerPC NetBSD 6.0.4 system, running on a Mac Mini drifts
> about the same as yours. ntpd can't deal with it, so I have cron run
> ntpdate periodically. .... not pretty, but it works.
> My NetBSD 5.2.1 system running on beige G3 system is rock solid, and
> is now my local time server.
> I don't have any x86 NetBSD systems on real HW. My x86 system, which is now
> my production system, drifts, too, but it's running on a VM, so that's
> a different kettle of fish.
> -dgl-
>>Hi, all,
>>In the past I set up a PowerBook G4 and a Mac mini with NetBSD 6.x (from
>>netbsd-6), only to have them crash often. Recently, though, I set up a Mac
>>mini with the latest netbsd-6 and it only crashed once in the process of a
>>complete pkgsrc bulk build (it is running in a hot room, so this isn't all
>>that suprising). My impression is that something got fixed, and for this
>>I'm happy.
>>I did notice one quirk: time seems to drift on both machines on the order
>>of about 11 or so seconds an hour. I'm not sure if this is because of
>>NetBSD 6, or because of New World versus Old World, but I have a PowerMac
>>9600 running netbsd-5 which is a stratum 1 time server which doesn't drift
>>at all.
>>Does anyone else have any drifting issues?
>>John Klos
>>My good blade carves the casques of men,
>>My tough lance thrusteth sure,
>>My strength is as the strength of ten
>>Because my code is pure.

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