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demonstrate Automatic Hardware Clock Synchronization By the Kernel (11 minute mode) without ntpd

From the man page of hwclock: This mode (we'll call it "11 minute mode") is off until something turns it on. The ntp daemon xntpd is one thing that turns it on. You can Ok, I have a ...
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Correcting CentOS System Clock

Using the time C function (number of seconds since the Epoch) shows that the time on my current CentOS 6 server is about 7 hours behind compared to another server with the correct time. How can I ...
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Linux clock loses 10 minutes every week

One of my linux server's clock loses 10 minutes every now and then, nearly every week. I update the time so it stays correct, and although it doesn't really bother me, i'd like to fix it. I've been ...
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How to set hwclock to UTC?

The times on my arch linux workstation got messed up, so I set the system time with date and then the hardware time with sudo hwclock --systohc --utc Now the hwclock gives: Do 04 Apr 2013 ...
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how to cause linux system datetime to run faster than real world datetime?

Background I want to monitor a running linux system over several days. It's a custom gentoo build and with much custom software on board. This software has ongoing maintenance timers and cron ...
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Busy Debian server (Xen guest) seems to go to sleep (energy saving mode)

I have a Debian 6 Xen guest that seems to go to sleep from time to time. Randomly, it just stops to answer to any network requests (HTTP, ssh, ping) and only resumes activity when we log on the ...
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CentOS 5 clock running twice as fast

The system clock on a CentOS 5 install is running twice as fast as it should. The hardware clock is fine, and when I run a ntp sync, it resets to the correct time. But within 2 minutes, it is already ...
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Clock is 10% faster than normal

I'm having some strange problem with the clock on my server – it's about 10% faster than normal. The problem started 2 days ago and I've not done anything special with the server. I tried to turn of ...
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What is the largest hardware clock update the Linux kernel “11-minute mode” can make?

When certain time-related programs (like ntpd) are running on a Linux system, the kernel will switch into so-called "eleven minute mode" (see the hwclock man page) whereby it will automatically update ...
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changing timezone affects cron time

I have set up a cron to run at every 26th minute. $ crontab -l 26 * * * * date > /home/time.txt 2> /home/time_err.txt The current time shown by date command. $ date Thu Aug 25 23:26:00 CDT ...
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Getting time to sync with NTP on Centos 5 VM

My Centos 5 VM is drifting time. I have scoured different answers to solve this problem. I've looked at the VMWare's tips and added tinker panic 0 on top of my ntp.conf file. I also changed the ...
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Best way to say “sync all system clocks to this server, when and ONLY when I say so?” Mixed setup of Windows+Linux servers

Title pretty much explains it. Let's say there's 100 servers, various versions of Windows and Linux, and one Windows server is the "master clock." I did look at this question: How do I synchronize ...
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Virtual PC: Issues with clock when guest Linux has a different timezone to the host OS

I'm running Linux (Centos) under Virtual PC in Windows 7. Guest is set to a different time zone then host OS and none of them are UTC. The issue is that when guest boots its time is always set to ...
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Why does my system clock differ across services?

I have my system clock set to UK time, which is currently +0100 (BST) I set this by symlinking the localtime file, as follows /etc/localtime -> /usr/share/zoneinfo/Europe/London The date ...
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SW clock drift problem

i got a problem: my linux software clock seems so have a big drift. In order to correct this (and to make ntpd work) I ran adjtimex. And adjtimex "meassured" a drift over -1700s/day and corrected this ...
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NTP failing to update

I am attempting to use ntp on the server. Checking ps the ntpd process seems to be running: ntpd -u ntp:ntp -p /var/run/ntpd.pid -g However the time is not being corrected, any ideas? The drift ...
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Server clock running too slow

The system clock on my dedicated server is running too slow. Every month it loses about 2 minutes. The details are: Cent OS, Linux version 2.6.9. How can I resolve the problem, is there any way to ...
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Email shows time 1 hour ahead of server time

I have a dedicated linux server. On plesk it shows the correct local time on the server. However, for all the emails on the server for some reason show the time + 1 hour in outlook. See screenshot ...
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Changing system date & time in OpenSuse 11.1

Opensuse 11.1 date command shows: # date Wed Dec 23 11:43:27 EST 2009 And I want to change it to current date i.e. July 29 00:50:12 2009. The command I am using to do that is # date -s "29 July ...