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Subject: xtime drift issue
From: "Nori, Soma Sekhar" <>
Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2005 14:15:05 +0530
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Thread-topic: xtime drift issue
Hi All,

I am running linux 2.6.10 ( on my MIPS 4kec board.

On bootup, I use "hwclock -s" to sync the system time to the RTC.
Thereafter, the RTC keeps pace, but "date" starts losing time pretty
rapidly (~13 seconds per minute).

There is no interrupt from my RTC and hence updating xtime in RTC
ISR is not possible.

Is it normal for date to lose time at such a rapid pace?
If yes, what is the prefered way to keep pace (without using NTP)?

Sekhar Nori.

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