[NBLUG/talk] using NTP to synchronize the clock
sampln at sbcglobal.net
Fri Aug 12 13:13:02 PDT 2005
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.
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