[Twisted-Python] accurate periodic call

Phil Mayers p.mayers at imperial.ac.uk
Wed Feb 22 04:21:45 EST 2012

On 02/22/2012 03:20 AM, Tristan Seligmann wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 1:05 PM, Phil Mayers<p.mayers at imperial.ac.uk>  wrote:
>> I realise this is tricky to solve, but I'll note it's not impossible for
>> really REALLY big clock skews to happen. For example: recently we had a
>> server kernel panic and need a cold reboot. The machine booted and read
>> it's time from the CMOS clock, which was way WAY out. A minute or two
>> after the machine had booted, NTP slewed the clock back by months...
> This is kind of a nitpick, but I think it's a fairly important one:
> "slewing" the clock refers to a process where the clock frequency is

Sorry, you're quite right. Stepping, not slewing. Brain hiccup.

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