lkml.org 
[lkml]   [1996]   [May]   [13]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
From
SubjectRe: Why touch the CMOS clock?
Date
Hello,

> > # -a Set the system time from the CMOS clock, adjusting
> > # the time to correct for systematic error, and writ-
> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>
> what is a "systematic error" ? the time required to read the CMOS clock
> time ?

systematic errors are errors which you can quantifie (i.e. linear). It's
like 1s too fast in 1h. Those can be easyly corrected. The random errors
+-1% can't be corrected of course.

Greetings
Bernd
--
(OO) -- Bernd_Eckenfels@Wittumstrasse13.76646Bruchsal.de --
( .. ) ecki@lina.{inka.de,ka.sub.org} http://home.pages.de/~eckes/
o--o *plush* 2048/93600EFD eckes@irc +4972573817 *plush*
(O____O) If privacy is outlawed only Outlaws have privacy


\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:37    [W:0.040 / U:1.560 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site