Set Up Chrony For Accurate System Time
Accurate System Time (NTP)
It's important that your Funtoo Linux system has an accurate clock. NTP (network time protocol) can ensure your clock is accurate at all time.
The recommended NTP client/server is net-misc/chrony.
# emerge chrony # rc-update add chronyd default
Use something like the following for your
Chronyd can then be started immediately by running
rc to start all new services:
Because Funtoo Linux starts network daemons without waiting for an Internet connection to become available, and because chrony will attempt to synchronize the clock over the Internet when it first starts, you must manually configure chronyd to be dependent on whatever method you use to enable your outbound network connectivity. For example, if using
dhcpcd, add the following to
# nano /etc/conf.d/chronyd rc_need=dhcpcd
You should notice a marked improvement in your system clock's accuracy. If your system time was off by a significant amount,
chronyd will gradually correct your clock while the system runs.