Subject: Re: Still seeing problems with "time cmd"
To: David Laight <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Richard Earnshaw <email@example.com>
Date: 05/30/2003 22:38:24
> > > > David, time for another scan over the time gathering code I think...
> > >
> > > Are you running ntp?
> > Yes.
> NTP can fiddle with the system time, anythime that is actually set
> will destroy the cpu time of teh active process.
> Really the 'time since boot' and ' time of boot' need to be kept separate
> so that the former increases monatonicaly (but not, necessarly, strictly so).
> Changing the system time would affect the 'time of boot' part ofthesum.
I don't think that's the problem. I've been logging ntp with
allstatus+all, and all I see are ntp status messages.