[maemo-developers] [maemo-developers] ntpdate for the 770

From: JIm Thompson jim at netgate.com
Date: Fri Feb 10 19:41:47 EET 2006
Dave Smith wrote:

> I just successfully ran ntpdate on my 770.  Debs can be found in
> http://www.smithfamily.org.uk/770/
> Notes:
> 1.  You need to install libelf first
> 2.  You will probably need to fiddle with LD_LIBRARY_PATH so that
> ntpdate can find it
> 3.  It installs by default into /var/lib/install/usr/local/bin,
> v/l/i/usr/bin would be more useful
> 4.  I couldn't get it to resolve the name pool.ntp.org
> <http://pool.ntp.org> to anything, so I was forced to use the IP addr
> of an ntp server.
> Consider this a 0.1 release, but it's a starting point (and why I'm
> putting this on -dev rather than -user)

shouldn't Nokia put this in the clock app with some logic that decodes
to "when you have a network connection, attempt to run ntpdate to
'pool.ntp.org'.  repeat once/hour", or similar?


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