system time "slowing down" ?
cswiger at mac.com
Mon Nov 28 23:48:03 GMT 2005
On Nov 28, 2005, at 6:40 PM, Odhiambo Washington wrote:
> For some time now, I have noticed that the time on my system keeps
> lagging behind. I reset it with `date 2005MMDDHHMM` but after a few
> days I see that it's lost quite some hours again?
> What should I suspect? CMOS battery has been changed, but phenomena
> is still there. My localtime is set to correctly using sysinstall
> so I don't doubt it.
If your hardware clock loses hours over the course of a few days, the
CMOS time-of-day clock is probably broken. Is ntpd able to keep your
What does "sysctl kern.timecounter" say?
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