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SubjectRe: NTP time sync
On Wed, 22 Nov 2006 19:51:53 +0000
Russell King <> wrote:

> > So, if the arch maintainers agree,
> > I would suggest to schedule it for removal.
> >
> > [1]
> Fine, provided there's also a shell tool that can enquire whether the
> kernel is sync'd or not. (Currently the 11-minute update does not
> occur when the kernel is desynced from a time source - the RTC itself
> might be more accurate in this case.)
> Throwing hwclock commands into crontab such that they do not take
> note of the kernel's sync status is probably a very bad move in that
> respect.

I agree. I would like to coordinate this effort together with
the ntp folks so that we can find a viable solution.


Best regards,

Alessandro Zummo,
Tower Technologies - Turin, Italy

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