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Re^5: Time::HiRes gettimeofday producing timestamps out of order

by Anonymous Monk
on May 06, 2016 at 15:32 UTC ( #1162365=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^4: Time::HiRes gettimeofday producing timestamps out of order
in thread Time::HiRes gettimeofday producing timestamps out of order

Timekeeping is messy; PC hardware sucks with errors >100 ppm not uncommon. You can configure ntpd to not discipline the kernel clock. Use adjtimex to manually check and compensate for drift, ntpdate to set the time. Or just enjoy the bumpy ride, network hiccups etc....

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