Re: [SLE] xntpd time intervals changeable?
From: Jerry Feldman (gaf_at_blu.org)
Date: Sun, 8 Aug 2004 08:48:03 -0400 To: email@example.com
On Sat, 7 Aug 2004 22:33:41 +0200 (CEST)
"Carlos E. R." <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> The Saturday 2004-08-07 at 11:29 -0500, C Hamel wrote:
> > I don't need my clock updated every 7-8 minutes, and am wondering if
> > there is a way to change that? I have been unable to find anything
> > in the docs, & the man page is nothing.
> Somewhere in the documentation it explains how it works. At first, it
> requests the time very often, and then, as the clock get synchronized,
> the interval increases. I understand it is hardcoded.
The polling is dynamic. If you want to set up a longer or a predictable
interval, set up ntpdate(8) triggered by cron. Note that when you boot,
ntpdate runs shortly after the network is fired up to set the initial
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