[arch-general] 11 minutes mode

Jorge Almeida jjalmeida at gmail.com
Tue Jul 31 18:49:23 EDT 2012

On Tue, Jul 31, 2012 at 9:05 PM, Rodrigo Rivas
<rodrigorivascosta at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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...
The contents of Documentation/rtc.txt don't help much, either. And what about
adjtime(3), which is used by clockspeed? Does it trigger this imaginative
behavior too? This kind of stuff just should be documented...



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