[Pkg-sysvinit-devel] NTP bites dovecot
martin f krafft
madduck at debian.org
Tue Jun 16 05:55:25 UTC 2009
also sprach Henrique de Moraes Holschuh <hmh at debian.org> [2009.06.16.0430 +0200]:
> > 1. laptops that suspend/resume
> What kind of junk moves time backwards on suspend/resume?
An inaccurate hardware clock.
> > 2. machines that are not always online but run something like
> > ntpdate or chrony or similar in the if-up hook.
> That's broken beyond belief if it steps the clock backwards.
Not if your hardware can't keep up.
And yes, it sucks to be stuck with sub-par hardware.
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