[ntp:questions] Trying to use Dimension 4 time keeper

W. eWatson wolftracks at invalid.com
Fri Sep 13 17:19:23 UTC 2013

On 9/12/2013 10:50 PM, David Taylor wrote:
>> So you are suggesting to use development binaries at
>> <http://www.meinbergglobal.com/english/sw/ntp.htm>? On the download page
>> I see "Software Development Kits  SDKs for different programming
>> languages and development environments to access a Meinberg device from
>> within own applications."  However, that doesn't seem fitting.
> No I am suggesting the ones I host here:
>    http://www.satsignal.eu/ntp/x86/index.html
>> A strange thing happened in the last 24 hours. I have a second XP PX,
>> call it Prob, in the same room as the problem XP PC, call it Newer. I
>> thought I would see what was on it. Interestingly, Meinberg. The PC
>> (Newer) is hardly used, and I noted according to my atomic clock it was
>> something like 5 minutes off. While I was looking around the desk  top,
>> I noticed the clock had jumped to the correct time. It (Newer) has the
>> same Meinberg s/w on it. It is about 4 years newer than Prob, but the
>> two XPs are not quite the same. Newer's XP was taken from a MS XP, and
>> Prob's XP was taken from some third party (something like that).
>> I decided to check text server file, and found that it was unlike the
>> one I posted elsewhere, as
>> NTP servers
>> server 0.us.pool.ntp.org iburst
>> server 1.us.pool.ntp.org iburst
>> server 2.us.pool.ntp.org iburst
>> server 3.us.pool.ntp.org iburst
>> For Newer, I have
>> server 0.north-america.pool.ntp.org iburst
>> server 1.north-america.pool.ntp.org iburst
>> server 2.north-america.pool.ntp.org iburst
>> server 0.us.pool.ntp.org iburst
>> server 2.us.pool.ntp.org iburst
>> Does this change the game in anyway?
> I am suggesting you use the "pool" directive, and not a multiple entry
> listing:
>    http://www.satsignal.eu/ntp/setup.html#pool
> It requires NTP 4.2.6p5 or later.
> I have to dash right now, so I hope someone can continue helping.--
> Cheers,
> David
> Web: http://www.satsignal.eu

OK, I'll use ntp-4.2.7p386-win-x86-bin-djt.zip - added 2013-Sep-01, and 
pool uk.pool.ntp.org iburst.

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