[ntp:questions] Re: Good GPS for attic?

Wolfgang S. Rupprecht wolfgang+gnus20050216T115026 at dailyplanet.dontspam.wsrcc.com
Wed Feb 16 20:02:23 UTC 2005


John Pettitt <jpp at cloudview.com> writes:
> I tend to agree with you that no computer device with access to a
> network should be off by more than a second.

A few years ago, when folks still used kerberos there was a raging
debate about kerberos's "unreasonable" demands that the system clocks
be within 5 minutes of each other.  I always thought this was a great
bozo filter, preventing folks from mistakenly logging in to a poorly
administered machine.

-wolfgang
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