[CentOS] Gradually adjust NTP sync over time?

Tue Sep 4 17:33:40 UTC 2012
Sean Carolan <scarolan at gmail.com>

> What I'm trying to avoid is abruptly resetting the clock from 12:06 to
> 12:05 all at once.  Instead we want to slowly turn the clock back that
> one minute, but spread the changes across several hours or days.

I think the "-x" option may be our solution; I R'd the FM and it says:

"...If the -x option is included on the command line, the clock will
never be stepped and only slew corrections will be used."