problem with Time in Dapper

Nigel Ridley nigel at
Wed Oct 25 18:41:04 UTC 2006

Howard Coles Jr. wrote:
> I have two machines running Dapper, one a desktop the other my laptop.
> The Desktop generally stays running all the time, for weeks on end.  The 
> problem is the time drifts horribly.  In about 2 days the time will be fast 
> by at least 20 Minutes.  I have stopped it from checking the hardware, and I 
> have made sure the ntpd daemon is starting, but no matter what it drifts.
> Has anyone else seen this, or does anyone have any ideas?
Try chrony:





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