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keeping accurate time

You'd need this only when you're not running ntpd.

  • put the following script update_time in the directory /etc/cron.hourly
    /usr/sbin/ntpdate ntp1 > /dev/null

  • chmod 755 /etc/cron.hourly/update_time
  • in place of ntp1 put the name of a nearby time server

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