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    Atomic clock sync program?


    hello,

    is there a program for linux, that will alow you to sync your puter with an atomic clock? i used to be able to do this when i was running windows xp...bob

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    You could check out NTP to see if it will meet your needs:

    ntp.org: Home of the Network Time Protocol
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    I second the use of NTP, here is a very nice tutorial that wil help you get started with NTP.

    NTP - Network Time Protocol

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    Quote Originally Posted by bobo60 View Post
    hello,

    is there a program for linux, that will alow you to sync your puter with an atomic clock? i used to be able to do this when i was running windows xp...bob
    I have a cron entry synching my clock once a day...

    /usr/sbin/ntpdate 132.163.4.101;/sbin/hwclock --systohc


    132.163.4.101 is time-a.timefreq.bldrdoc.gov

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    I just have a cron job do:

    /usr/sbin/ntpupdate pool.ntp.org 1>> /var/log/messages

    Run it about once an hour. Your log will show you your drift, and then you can adjust how often you use it.

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