foobar at u.washington.edu
Thu Sep 30 09:05:34 PDT 1999
00 4 * * * /usr/bin/rdate -s time.u.washington.edu
That's on RedHat 6. I didn't see a "-u" option. Maybe that's another
build or something...
Michael Hornung foobar at u.washington.edu
On Wed, 29 Sep 1999, Terence Tak-Shing Tam wrote:
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|On my RH6.0 box, I give the command (as root)
|rdate -u time.u.washington.edu
|And I'm gonna write a crontab entry to do it automatically every so often.
|I am going to guess that time.u talks to an atomic time clock somewhere -
|that's how most times are kept. On Windoze platform, there's a shareware
|applett called atomtime that does just that.
|On Wed, 29 Sep 1999, you wrote:
|> Mike, did you mention something about synching with UW time a few days
|> ago? I wasn't really following that all the way, how is that done, and
|> where do you point for such a thing (I'm gonna guess time.u). Is it some
|> sort of official campus time? I see clocks all over the place on campus
|> that are never synched, it would be nice if they _all_ worked the right
|> Anyone else know details on that one?
|Terence Tak-Shing Tam <ttstam at u.washington.edu>
|Lab Rat, Starving Student, and Geek in Shiny Armor
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