Updating and displaying CMOS clock

Victor Sudakov vas at mpeks.tomsk.su
Mon Jul 7 04:57:24 UTC 2014

Olivier Nicole wrote:
> >> 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? 

Because no matter how often you restart ntp, it does not update the
CMOS (hardware) clock.

My question was about updating the CMOS clock.

Victor Sudakov,  VAS4-RIPE, VAS47-RIPN
sip:sudakov at sibptus.tomsk.ru

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