[Dovecot] Return error instead of dying on time back skip?
rain at bluecherry.net
Fri May 11 17:22:51 EEST 2007
On Fri, 11 May 2007 14:50:54 +0300
Timo Sirainen <tss at iki.fi> wrote:
> The code already allows the clock to move backwards by 5 seconds
> without dying, so how horrible are the clocks in those computers? :)
Clock drift of about 13 seconds/day (150 PPM) is (unfortunately) not
uncommon, and 4-6 seconds/day (50-75 PPM) is about the norm for PC
hardware in my experience.
Of course, this is exactly the reason why you should run ntpd instead
of ntpdate on a cron job (especially a once-per-day cron job...)
Ben Winslow <rain at bluecherry.net>
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