[CentOS] leap second

Mon Jul 2 20:06:26 UTC 2012
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Gordon Messmer wrote:
> On 07/02/2012 12:54 PM, Les Mikesell wrote:
>> Sooo... Are the 6.x boxes that did not exhibit a problem yet still
>> likely to have it if you start a threaded program or did it have to
>> happen in the 1 second window?
> As far as I know, it could still pop up.  The futex handling in the
> kernel will be screwed up until the system reboots, or until the time is
> set using an API that wasn't affected by the bug.  That's why one of the
> recommended fixes is just to:
> date -s "`date`"

Dumb question, but I haven't followed this thread that closely - been busy
at work - but why not
 $ service ntp stop
 $ ntpdate
 $ service ntp start