clock running fast

Javier Henderson Javier at KJSL.COM
Thu Dec 30 11:37:05 PST 2004

> > /usr/sbin/ntpd -c /etc/ntp.conf -p /var/run/ \
> > - -f /var/db/ntpd.drift
> It's generally recommended that you never trust your own clock since
> it's completely crap as time sources go.  It's also recommended that you
> use at least 5 time sources to avoid problems with bad clocks.

But isn't that what the drift file is for, to improve the accuracy of
the local clock during those times when the configured NTP servers aren't


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