[mythtv-users] OT: SP130000 clock runs fast

R. G. Newbury newbury at mandamus.org
Fri Dec 1 23:37:04 UTC 2006

Kevin Kuphal wrote:
> R. G. Newbury wrote:
>> OT: But this group has a lot of expertise with specialized hardware.
>> The realtime clock on my Via SP130000 runs fast. 

>> The box is not connected to the 'net in any way.
>> But BTW, it appears that our major networks do not know about ntp. The 
>> local CTV cable news channel (Rogers 26) is consistently more than 10 
>> seconds difference from the WeatherNetwork, on their on screen time feeds...
> Do you have another machine on the network that can run an NTP server 
> that doesn't suffer from this drift?  Then you can have your Via be a 
> client to that NTP server.

I repeat: the box is not connected to the 'net *in any way*.

Standalone. No modem. Not connected to anything but the cable feed and 
the power plug.

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