[Mageia-dev] Freeze Push: e2fsprogs

David Walser luigiwalser at yahoo.com
Sat May 5 18:15:05 CEST 2012

Colin Guthrie wrote:
> This is why the kernel will automatically does the sync for you every 12
> minutes when an ntp daemon is running. This is the recommended method.

How does the kernel know when an ntp daemon is running in user space?  Does it work with chrony, or only ntpd?

> So unless we have a proper frame of reference, (user set time, ntp
> protocol time) then there should be no manual sync.

Does the kernel then sync the hwclock when you change the time manually, including with rdate or ntpdate?

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