[ntp:questions] Syncing to nearby vs. faraway servers

Ronan Flood usenet at umbral.org.uk
Tue Jun 16 10:10:27 UTC 2009

Rich Wales <richw at richw.org> wrote:

> Richard B. Gilbert wrote:
> > The "Delay" values for some of the servers you have configured
> > are large enough to suggest that they are poor choices!
> Agreed.  Please note, though, that I didn't explicitly choose
> these particular servers -- they came from pools.
> This does suggest that even servers randomly picked from my own
> country's pool (*.us.pool.ntp.org) might not be good choices.

They're likely to be better choices than servers in the UK or Germany,
as appear in your list -- you did say that was an experiment though.

Ronan Flood <usenet at umbral.org.uk>

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