[ntp:questions] Connection peaks

Wolfgang S. Rupprecht wolfgang.rupprecht+gnus200702 at gmail.com
Sun Feb 25 17:27:08 UTC 2007

"Ryan Malayter" <malayter at gmail.com> writes:
> Except that no widely used NTP software (Windows Time or ntpd)
> actually uses the NTP information in a DHCP packet for anything. So
> why in the heck would ISPs bother?

Fedora certainly uses it if it is provided.  The dhclient program
adds all the received servers to the end of /etc/ntp.conf .

Since it only takes adding a line or two to a config file, it seems
awfully lame for ISP's not to add it.

Wolfgang S. Rupprecht                http://www.wsrcc.com/wolfgang/

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