[ntp:questions] Is ntp really what I need?

Paul Hilton paul_hilton at somedomain.com
Mon Feb 14 21:09:12 UTC 2005


On Mon, 14 Feb 2005 21:05:40 +0100, Brad Knowles wrote:

> At 4:33 PM +0000 2005-02-14, Paul Hilton wrote:
> 
>>  My ntp.conf is:
>>
>>  server 127.127.1.0
>>  fudge 127.127.1.0 stratum 10
>>  server blade.avnf.com
>>  driftfile /var/lib/ntp/drift/ntp.drift
>>  logfile /var/log/ntp
>>  peer 192.168.0.6
> 
> 	Using two upstream servers is the worst possible configuration, 
> and in this instance the local refclock doesn't count.  See 
> <https://ntp.isc.org/bin/view/Support/DesigningYourNTPNetwork>, 
> section 4.3.3.

OK,
I now have 3 external servers plus a peer and the CMOS clock, but I'm not
sure how much good it will do me, seing as the clock I'm trying to set (my
system clock) is broken.

Thanks,
Paul Hilton



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