[arch-general] 11 minutes mode

Rodrigo Rivas rodrigorivascosta at gmail.com
Tue Jul 31 16:05:54 EDT 2012

On Tue, Jul 31, 2012 at 1:09 PM, Jorge Almeida <jjalmeida at gmail.com> wrote:

> Anybody knows how to make sure that the kernel will not mess with the
> hardware
> clock every 11 minutes? The proper way would be to use a kernel that
> doesn't
> try to do it, but I want to use Arch's standard kernel, which has
> Maybe something in /proc?

   "Use the source, Luke!"

In the kernel source you can see that this option is only used in
kernel/time/ntp.c, and it affects only the system call "adjtimex".

And from "man adjtimex", it looks like it is called from ntp clients of the
like... More investigation required...


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