[mythtv-users] Setting up time syncronisation

Nick Rout nick at rout.co.nz
Fri Jul 22 00:08:26 EDT 2005

> Geek Stuff wrote:
> > I've trying to set up time syncing on my Mythbox as the time seems to
> >  drifting quite badly...
> > 
> > I've added
> > 
> > ntpdate ntp2d.mcc.ac.uk
> > 
> > to cron
> Not really the way go about it anyway. ntpdate typically gets run at
> startup to sync the time. After this ntpd should be run instead. It
> can continuously track one, or preferably more time servers.

while you are right, I have found ntpd to be a bit of a pain to set up,
and to not run for very obscure reasons. 

ntpdate via cron may not be the technically correct thing to do, but in
general it works :-)

> As to your timezone problem, what distro. are you using?
> Alex
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