Good to see "Dr" Karl finally getting some recognition on El Reg. Now employ him to write something.
Airlines Qantas and Virgin Australia went into temporary meltdown on Sunday morning (EST) when the Amadeus ALTEA platform which they both use was affected by unspecified technical issues. The global glitch left passengers unable to check in across domestic and international flights with staff having to resort to manual …
The only way you get this leap second bug on unix/linux is if you crontab ntpdate, in which case you are probably having this happen regularly if your clocks go fast. Go hire a suitably qualified admin.
If you run ntpd then the time is skew'd back slowly by slowing the clock, not jumping backwards.
If you don't know how IT works then stay out of speculating, thanks.
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