When an x86 Linux system is powered up and running, how does it keep track of software time? E.g. is it incrementing a software counter based on hardware interrupts from the RTC, or is there some ...
On several production platforms we have observed symptoms which appear to suggest that the time of day clock is periodically jumping forward or backward. The jumps are typically around 1 second, ...
I have a Linux server that gets a time offset for some strange reason. I set up cron job to run and update the time using the following command: /usr/sbin/ntpdate pool.ntp.org The problem is the ...
I have a windows program, that works only to a particular date. It's a legacy application and I can't change the source code. Is there any way to set a specific date in the system clock for the wine ...
I have asked this question on serverfault, but it could also have been posted here. I will synchronise the answers if one is found. Observation: I have an HP server with an AMD dual core CPU (Turion ...
I want to disable consoleblank and activates console clock vcstime which are obviously managed by kbd on my Debian 6. So I've changed the following in /etc/kbd/config file: POWERDOWN_TIME=1 ...
I am performing some experiments on a network of about 10 remote Linux computers which are geographically scattered. I suspect some of them have clock skews but they are seen transiently (eg. once in ...