[TriLUG] Quick question about time syncing to linux servers
chris at yonderway.com
Wed Feb 27 11:13:51 EST 2002
On Wednesday 27 February 2002 10:31 am, you wrote:
> I know that there is a command to stick into a cron job to synchronize on
> linux server's time to another's.
rdate. But it is eeevil.
> My problem is that I have mounted a
> filesystem from our main server onto my local server, and when I do makes,
> gmake is complaining about time skew. The NFS server is syncing its time
> to a time server on the net, so I don't need to worry about that. I just
> want to make the time on my box the same as the time on the NFS server.
Awhile back I posted a tutorial to this mailing list on how to set up xntpd.
THAT is the thing you need to do. xntpd will do a hard timeset when the
system boots up, and then do very gradual adjustments periodically while the
machine is running. Much more appropriate, IMHO.
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