chiark / gitweb /
man: extend timesycnd man page a bit
authorLennart Poettering <lennart@poettering.net>
Sun, 10 Aug 2014 21:36:41 +0000 (23:36 +0200)
committerLennart Poettering <lennart@poettering.net>
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:06:22 +0000 (15:06 +0200)
man/systemd-timesyncd.service.xml

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                 <title>Description</title>
 
                 <para><filename>systemd-timesyncd</filename> is a
                 <title>Description</title>
 
                 <para><filename>systemd-timesyncd</filename> is a
-                system service that may be used to synchronize the local
-                system clock with a Network Time Protocol Server.</para>
+                system service that may be used to synchronize the
+                local system clock with a remote Network Time Protocol
+                server. It also saves the local time to disk every
+                time the clock has been synchronized and uses this to
+                possibly advance the system realtime clock on
+                subsequent reboots to ensure it
+                monotonically advances even if the system lacks a
+                battery-buffered RTC chip.</para>
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