[Twisted-Python] a question about monotonic clock

Joshua Bartlett josh at bartletts.id.au
Mon Oct 29 02:35:56 EDT 2012

On 29 October 2012 08:16, Tristan Seligmann <mithrandi at mithrandi.net> wrote:

> If an offset of 128ms occurs at any time other than initial ntpd
> startup (which will presumably occur at system startup), that means
> you've either experienced a significant period of time without
> connectivity to time servers[1], you have a hardware / kernel issue
> that should be resolved, or some other software on the system is
> messing with the clock. Aside from network issues, the other
> possibilities are all serious issues that should be corrected, not
> tolerated as a normal situation.

In my experience this sort of time drift happens quite frequently on
virtual machines.
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