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

Ron Frazier (NTP) timekeepingntplist at c3energy.com
Sat Mar 17 22:31:24 UTC 2012

On 3/17/2012 6:00 PM, Terje Mathisen wrote:
> 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

You're a lucky dude if that's even an option.  For most purposes other 
than timing, Comcast cable does pretty good for me.



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