system time "slowing down" ?

Vizion vizion at
Mon Nov 28 23:49:53 GMT 2005

On Monday 28 November 2005 15:40,  the author Odhiambo Washington contributed 
to the dialogue on-
 system time "slowing down" ?: 

>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.
Why not synchronize by running ntpd?


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