[NBLUG/talk] using NTP to synchronize the clock
E Frank Ball
frankb at frankb.us
Fri Aug 12 15:22:03 PDT 2005
On Fri, Aug 12, 2005 at 01:13:02PM -0700, Lincoln Peters wrote:
} On Tuesday 09 August 2005 10:49 pm, E Frank Ball wrote:
} > NTP compares several times sources, picks the best one, and
} > compensates for network delay. Overkill for most
} > applications maybe, but it's pretty easy to setup and run.
} That makes sense, and I can see from your description why it would be
} preferable to rdate.
} > time.nist.gov is a very high level source to be using for the average
} > computer. If everybody did that time.nist.gov would be swamped.
} I see what you mean. I'll look into using a more local NTP server.
They are all on sonic's network, but they are otherwise independent.
They all support rdate too, if you want to continue using that.
E Frank Ball frankb at frankb.us
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