[ntp:questions] Re: Question about ntp log messages and logging interval
Richard B. Gilbert
rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Thu Sep 14 03:40:17 UTC 2006
Thomas Harold wrote:
> Richard B. Gilbert wrote:
>> What can you do? Try to find a server or two with a round trip delay
>> less than twenty milliseconds. Servers should be physically close to
>> you; if you are in Los Angeles, don't consider servers in New York City!
>> It may not be possible to find better servers than the ones you are
>> using; good servers are in short supply! If you really need, or want,
>> precise time you could do as I and many others have done; buy a GPS
>> timing receiver and operate your own stratum one server. Or try a
>> better internet connection.
> What about configuring (3) from the pool (as he's doing) and picking one
> from the Stratum 2 listing over at ntp.isc.org? That would give a
> pretty good handpicked server combined with 3 random servers from the pool.
> (Being careful to follow the access policy and rules of engagement, of
A good approach. The pool seems to have been intended to be used in
much this way; to supplement your carefully chosen servers.
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