May I safely assume?

Vernon Schryver
Thu Oct 3 17:48:00 UTC 2002

> From: Robin Lynn Frank <>

> I spotted this in the log:
> Oct  3 07:02:26 omega dccproc[5205]: clock reads impossible -1.427818 seconds
> Can I assume this to be a result of an ntp sync, or should I look further.

That message means that the local clock appears to have jumped into the
past or future.

Vernon Schryver

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