[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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