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Re: kern/53016: Clock not stable
The following reply was made to PR kern/53016; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Thomas Klausner <wiz%NetBSD.org@localhost>
To: NetBSD bugtracking <gnats-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost>
Subject: Re: kern/53016: Clock not stable
Date: Thu, 17 May 2018 08:16:02 +0200
On Thu, May 17, 2018 at 01:30:01AM +0000, Mouse wrote:
> Quite possibly not relevant, but I have a machine that, under NetBSD as
> old as 5.2, keeps _really_ bad time if I leave it set on the default
> clock source. (Really bad, as in, the difference between time
> intervals measured by the machine and time intervals measured by
> wallclock time is a factor of at least 2 and I think it was more like
> 10.) I have to change kern.timecounter.hardware to get decent clock
> behaviour (I set it to hpet0 each boot, and the clock then keeps
> perfectly acceptable time then; ntp.drift contains "3.605").
in my /etc/sysctl.conf since 2009 (5.99.x) for similar reasons.
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