[ntp:questions] ARRGH!!! I woke up to a 50 SECOND clock error.

Terje Mathisen "terje.mathisen at tmsw.no" at ntp.org
Sat Mar 17 22:00:41 UTC 2012

David J Taylor wrote:
> "Terje Mathisen" <"terje.mathisen at tmsw.no"> wrote in message
> news:is9e39-6ve2.ln1 at ntp6.tmsw.no...
> []
>> You should never accept much more than 10:1 speed difference between
>> down and up.
>> Terje
> "Should" - I agree. But in the UK from Virgin Media I have 30 Mb/s down,
> 1 Mb/s up. I have been promised an upload speed increase about 18 months
> ago to 2 Mb/s up, which is more sensible, but that increase hasn't yet
> been delivered. I am also promised an increase within the next year
> which doubles my existing speeds, giving 60 Mb/s down and 4 Mb/s up. Not
> ideal, but I prefer cable to ADSL.

I prefer fiber: 50/50 Mbit, very consistent ping times of a couple of ms 
to most no.pool.ntp.org servers. :-)

Cost is about $75/month.


- <Terje.Mathisen at tmsw.no>
"almost all programming can be viewed as an exercise in caching"

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