Updating and displaying CMOS clock
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Mon Jul 7 15:16:12 UTC 2014
On Mon, 7 Jul 2014 21:18:42 +0700
Victor Sudakov wrote:
> RW wrote:
> > > And no, contrary to popular belief, the correction of the CMOS
> > > clock does not happen automatically in FreeBSD even if ntpd is
> > > running.
> > Are you sure about that?
> I am pretty sure about 8.4-RELEASE.
> > That used to be the case, but I thought it was
> > fixed in 10-CURRENT.
> I really know nothing about CURRENT, maybe you are right and it was
> fixed there.
It was four year ago, so I guess that was 9-CURRENT, but it was
definitely MFC'ed into 8-Stable before 8.4.
> > I haven't set my hardware clock manually in more than a year, and
> > it's out by less than a second.
> My experience is different.
In another post you wrote:
> I don't run ntpd on that box, just ntpdate hourly.
So how do you know what happens when ntpd is running?
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