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Summary: Network Time Protocol suite/programs
- Allow ntp to be installed alongside openntpd
- Add support for PARSE clocks
- Provide support for Samba's signing daemon (needed for Active Directory domain controllers)
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# emerge net-misc/ntp
The ntp-client command immediately synchronizes your clock, and has separate ntp sync settings from the daemon:
The ntpd server is also an ntp-client of upstream servers. Ntpd continuously, and gradually synchronizes the local clock.
# rc-update add ntpd # rc-update add ntp-client # rc
To write your NTP sync time to the hardware at shutdown, and read hw clock at start.
# echo 'clock_hctosys="YES"' >> /etc/conf.d/hwclock # echo 'clock_hctosys="YES"' >> /etc/conf.d/hwclock # rc-service hwclock restart # rc-update add hwclock boot