[CentOS] C6: ntpd time reset +277092510.162464 s

Fri Aug 31 14:19:26 UTC 2012
Tom Grace <lists-in at deathbycomputers.co.uk>

On 31/08/12 15:09, Rainer Traut wrote:
> I see in sysconfig/ntpd the option g is set which means huge offset is 
> one time ignored.  But my understanding of ntpd is, it slows or 
> accelerated kernel clock but does not make huge jumps...

With the options you mentioned, NTPd will make a big jump once at startup.

If the clock is wrong by (if I remember correctly) about 30 mins it will
take so long to drift back to being correct that NTPd gives up.