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Old 04-28-2004, 05:14 PM   #1
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Clock Drift, Any Ideas ?

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I am running Suse 9.0, and for every 24 hours of uptime, my clock drifts aprox. 20 minutes. I do not have xntp installed. I understand by using NTP, it could be helpfull. I'm just wondering if anybody has ever had this problem, and posible causes. My cmos battery is somewhat new, and the time correct. Any help is appreciated.


Old 04-28-2004, 05:57 PM   #2
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LOL, are you running the BSOD screensaver by chance??
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Actually, I am

Old 04-28-2004, 06:02 PM   #4
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Just use an NTP server.
Talking with a bunch of guys in the office the other day we have identical machines One guy has his drift a few minutes faster a week, the other has his loose a few minutes a week, and I just use a NTP server and don't worry about it.
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I enabled NTP. Clock is now correct. I just wish I knew why it was doing that. Thank you to all who read, and psoted.


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its probably just a bad hardware clock, no biggie


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