Updating and displaying CMOS clock

Olivier Nicole olivier.nicole at cs.ait.ac.th
Mon Jul 7 03:54:49 UTC 2014


>> The drift on clocks integrated into computers these days is pretty
>> terrible AFAIK, which is why NTP is so widespread.
> If the hardware clock is updated maybe daily, I don't expect any
> significant drift.

If all you need is a daily update, why not a cron to restart ntp once
a day? That is a workaround, but as it is only once a day, it is very
cheap resource wise.

best regards,


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