[CentOS] CentOs 5.6 and Time Sync

Wed Apr 20 21:45:24 UTC 2011
Rick Thomas <rbthomas at pobox.com>

> On 4/13/2011 7:35 AM, Mailing List wrote:
>> Hi,
>>  I have upgraded my Dell C151 to the latest 5.6. I have always used
>> ntp to sync this machine and then the rest of the machines in the
>> network would sync from it. Since the update I cannot keep the right
>> time on the machine. This is with / without ntp. I have attempted
>> various scenario's with no luck. I am now trying the old kernel now  
>> as
>> I type this out. If anyone else has any links or ideas that I should
>> check out It would be greatly appreciated.
>>     Just a quick note about my setup. I do not use any gui. As
>> mentioned I have not had any issues with this machine and it's time
>> until I upgrade.
>> AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 3800+
>> 3gb of ram.
>> TIA.
>> Brian.

Have you tried installing the adjtimex package?  If your system clock  
is running reliably fast under the 5.6 kernel, maybe adjtimex can turn  
that reliability into reliable time sync for you?