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One of the most basic utilities supplied with any operating system is a clock utility. The clock typically resides in the taskbar /menubar, showing the current system time.
on 09/03/2013 – Made popular on 09/03/2013
I'm working with time protocols and I'm a bit confused with the different clocks.
I know that NTP uses a (reference) clock, and you can check which one is using the system with "cat /sys/devices/system/clocksource/clocksource0/current_clocksource". I've already found the driver, but it doesn't let you do too much.
But what about the actual time shown on the system?
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