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SubjectRe: NTP time sync
On Wed, 22 Nov 2006 11:55:23 -0800
David Brownell <david-b@pacbell.net> wrote:

> >
> > So, if the arch maintainers agree,
> > I would suggest to schedule it for removal.
> >
> > [1] http://lkml.org/lkml/2006/3/28/358
>
> Suggested time of removal: one year after two relevant software
> package releases get updated:
>
> - NTPD, to call hwclock specifying the relevant RTC;

This might introduce delays. ntpd might open the device
and update the time itself.

> - util-linux, updating hwclock to know about /dev/rtcN;
> - busybox, with its own hwclock implementation.
>
> The util-linux hwclock update is already in the queue, I'm told.

I suspect nobody would change NTPD if we don't
schedule that feature for removal :)


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Best regards,

Alessandro Zummo,
Tower Technologies - Turin, Italy

http://www.towertech.it

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