On Thursday 17 July 2003 12:28 pm, Brian Skrab wrote:
> Have a look at Chapter 19.11 (NTP) in the FreeBSD Handbook.
> http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/network-ntp
> I don't recall if the handbook mentions this, but you can schedule
> ntpdate to run periodically via a crontab entry, in addition to
> running at startup.

But why would one want to when ntpd is so easy to use and has the 
advantage of tuning the kernel's clock for even more accurate time 

Put this in your /etc/ntp.conf to save ntp's kernel PLL tweaks between 

# Write clock drift parameters to a file.  This will allow your system
# clock to quickly sychronize to the true time on restart.
driftfile /etc/ntp.drift

The human mind ordinarily operates at only ten percent of its
capacity -- the rest is overhead for the operating system.

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