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Old 04-23-2006, 03:00 PM   #1
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Question time server


Dont know if anyone can help as it's not really a linux problem as such but here goes.

We install digital CCTV systems and the machines we use are linux based this is chosen for reliability but we have a problem with the time, each machine seems to lose about ten mins per day. Does anyone know how to link to a time server so we can sync the time.


Any help will be appreciated

Keith
 
Old 04-23-2006, 03:24 PM   #2
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Depending on your Linux distribution, there is usually a date/time configuration setting in an administration menu. You can configure that your system should use network time protocol (NTP) synchronization.

This will initially use Internet servers (like those at http://www.pool.ntp.org/) to establish the hardware clock drift on your machine, then create a drift correction file (after about 2 weeks of sampling and correction) that NTP will use to maintain sub-100ms clock accuracy, even without a network connection.
 
Old 04-23-2006, 03:54 PM   #3
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If you can add to the Linux OS, what you want is ntp-simple
 
Old 04-24-2006, 11:20 AM   #4
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Sorted, thanks for the advice I have managed to link to a time server via the digital cctv software.

Keith
 
  


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