Can't set clock
bmarsh at bmarsh.com
Sun Jan 4 22:34:30 UTC 2009
On Sunday 04 January 2009, Wulfy wrote:
> > Then what happens is, your system will not immediately show the correct
> > time, it will very gradually adjust itself little by little. Unless you
> > reboot it, then I think it sets itself correctly right away.
> > Dave
> Even after installing it, I get the "unable to contact time server" and
> that it can't update the time... :@(
> I even tried the old Windows First Resort as a last resort - I
> rebooted... it made no difference.
That is a one time shot at setting the clock.
Either make it a cron job (daily) or modify:
to include pool.ntp.org as a time server.
Here's the appropriate server entries I have in /etc/ntp.conf:
# You do need to talk to an NTP server or two (or three).
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