[ntp:questions] Re: how many servers should I poll?

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk
Fri Aug 8 15:51:23 UTC 2003

> David-- nice tip!  Using that method I've just found stratum 2 servers
> within 12 ms of both my home and work machines!
> I've asked both my home ISP and work LAN staff before if there were
> NTP servers available, and they said no.  Maybe they didn't have a
> clue, or maybe they didn't want me to use them.  Whatever.  Thanks.

Well, I'm glad that worked for you - but it really shouldn't be like this,
should it?  Perhaps NTP should auto-find these sources?  Perhaps the ISP
should be better educated?

At least you are up and running!


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