[CentOS] C6: ntpd time reset +277092510.162464 s

Fri Aug 31 14:34:30 UTC 2012
Rainer Traut <tr.ml at gmx.de>

Am 31.08.2012 16:19, schrieb Tom Grace:
> 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.

Hmm, no it still does time resets in my tests iIf I set the clock -27s 
of timesource.
This happens:
Aug 31 16:30:14 aitcsdb002 ntpd[6062]: time reset +27.006389 s

Note, this is a vm under ESXi5 but the VMWare time sync is completely