[arch-general] Leap seconds ntp and chrony?

Damjan gdamjan at gmail.com
Mon Jul 2 21:37:30 EDT 2012

>> My setup was with dcron and ntp.
> Considering servers don't get chance to run the RTC battery down. I've
> never understood why everyone uses NTP

RTC is only read on boot-up on all Linux systems. And from what I've 
seen they are fairly inaccurate.

Otherwise, the Linux kernel counts its own time in software, but that 
time could drift very easily too.


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