[CentOS] leap second

Mon Jul 2 22:58:23 UTC 2012
Warren Young <warren at etr-usa.com>

On 7/2/2012 2:06 PM, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
> 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

Because that results in a call to adjtimex(2), which is also the syscall 
used by ntpd, which in turn is affected by the kernel bug.

Calling date(1) instead uses the clock_settime(2) syscall, which isn't 

One isn't implemented in terms of the other, for reasons that should be 
obvious from the manpages.