[ntp:questions] Meinberg NTP Software--Time Accuracy

tglassey tglassey at glassey.com
Fri Jun 26 21:19:03 UTC 2009


Danny Mayer wrote:
> Rob wrote:
>   
>> Rick Jones <rick.jones2 at hp.com> wrote:
>>     
>>> Rob <nomail at example.com> wrote:
>>>       
>>>> This is no longer required.  You can just use pool.ntp.org or
>>>> 0.pool.ntp.org and the DNS servers for the pool will automatically
>>>> determine which servers are closest to you.
>>>>         
>>> Is that by geography, hop count or ICMP echo RTT?
>>>       
>> By geography, just like the zones that were mentioned in the post above.
>> However, they are more fine-grained, especially when compared with
>> large zones like us or eu.
>>
>>     
>
> How are you going to know the geography. DNS clients does not supply
> that information even if they knew it and it's certainly not part of the
> DNS protocol.
>   
Danny isnt the location data potentially available as part of HOST 
listings and Location Records?

Todd Glassey
> Danny
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