[nos-bbs] don't change linux time while jnos is running

Michel Beaudry VE2BCW ve2bcw at ve2uqh.ampr.org
Sun Jan 9 12:05:30 EST 2011

If you use it in jnos it works great

rdate server time.nrc.ca


Maiko Langelaar wrote:
> Morning to all,
> I just thought of something I should mention based on an
> experience I had several months ago. My system time was off
> by over an hour, so I adjusted it using the 'date' command.
> IF you change the linux time while JNOS is running, you will
> hang your system, or it will go into high cpu usage, or just
> behave like it's struggling with something. Even if you change
> it by a few minutes, you risk JNOS becoming unusable. The only
> way to restart it would be a 'pkill -9 jnos' type of thing.
> Give it a try, what the heck, let me know what you find :)
> At the time, I tried some quick fix ideas, but none of them
> worked, it's still on my list of things to fix, but I felt people
> should be aware of this. To be frank, I have not really watched
> for this during the seasonal time changes, probably should now.
> Maiko
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