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To: Andy Arbon <gentoo@...>, gentoo-dev <gentoo-dev@g.o>
From: Dylan Carlson <absinthe@g.o>
Subject: Re: ntpd and ntpdate
Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2003 08:25:42 -0500
On Tuesday 18 March 2003 08:14 am, Andy Arbon wrote:

>
> Thanks for the advice. This still isn't really what I was after. I want
> a really lightweight way of making sure that my machines are in
> reasonable sync, but I'm not really worried about it enough to want to
> have another daemon process hanging around looking after the time.

Try merging net-misc/rdate, and just put rdate in your root crontab.  rdate 
works fine if you don't need microsecond accuracy ...

# rdate -s <whatever timeserver you use>

Also look into using 'hwclock --systohc' as well.  The man pages have all 
the info you will need.

Cheers,
Dylan Carlson

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