Re: Time Server Application

From: ynotssor ("ynotssor")
Date: 01/16/04


Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2004 15:11:57 -0800


"William Lugg" <william.lugg@cisf.af.mil> wrote in message
news:b363df10.0401150539.2db30b4a@posting.google.com

> I'm running SuSE 9 and KDE and was looking for a tool that will sync
> my clock with one of the many NTP time servers made available by NIST
> and others. I have used D4Time in the past and currently use nistime
> under Windows, but haven't had any luck in finding a Linux app to do
> the same.
>
> Where might I find such a tool?

The Network Time Protocol can be had at http://www.ntp.org/

Choose a time server near you from the list. I use a cron job to keep the
system and hardware clocks synch'd hourly:

23 * * * * ( /usr/sbin/ntpdate 128.105.39.11; /usr/sbin/hwclock --systohc ) > /dev/null 2>&1

        tony

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