[ntp:questions] Need ntpdate *tool* not *counselor*

Brad Knowles brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Sat May 28 16:32:31 UTC 2005

At 12:26 PM -0700 2005-05-27, Brian T. Brunner wrote:

>  I didn't ask for ntpdate's opinion (counsel) of what height stratum I
>  should be advised to consider acceptable, I wanted ntpdate to go (tool)
>  get the time and use it.

	If the server's stratum is that far off, then it is so screwed up 
that it cannot possibly be trusted.  Your only options are to fix it, 
get it fixed, or use a different server.  Period.

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