Am Mittwoch, 22. September 2004 23:43 schrieb Bill Moran: [...] > > > I don't believe you can reliably run both ntpdate and xntpd. Besides, > > > > This is working because ntpdate is invoked only once at startup, which > > is, in my case, because of possible empty BIOS-Battery where the date > > would be wrong for several years which causes ntpd to refuse to adjust > > the time. I use generally ntpdate at startup before ntpd keeps the kernel > > time in sync. > > Um ... did you read my whole message?
Sorry, no. You're right, next time I'll be more careful. Thanks, -Mano > > Check the ntpd man page on the -g option. If you are running ntpd, you > don't need ntpdate. You answer shows that you are not familiar with the > ntpd program and didn't read the rest of my email. > > > > if you plan to run xntpd anyway, just set xntpd_flags="-g" and it will > > > behave the same as ntpdate at startup, as well as running continually > > > to ensure your clock stays synced.
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