> Has anyone else with ALIX routers had problems with the system time being
Yes, because (to my understanding) it doesn't have a battery backup, as you suspected.
> I've seen cases where ntp will not set the clock if the
> difference between the system time and the actual time is too great.
I don't think it's that, because it seems to happen randomly, not every time. I think that sometimes
NTP comes up before the net connection, and then fails because uk.pool.ntp.org (in my case, yours is
obviously different) isn't resolvable.
I have found it much more reliable using a local NTP server on the LAN interface rather than getting
time from <something>.pool.ntp.org. Might be worth giving that a try?
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