[ntp:questions] systems won't synchronize no matter what

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid
Fri Oct 29 17:03:28 UTC 2010

"Richard B. Gilbert" <rgilbert88 at comcast.net> wrote in message 
news:odWdnZRy_vhMblfRnZ2dnUVZ_h-dnZ2d at giganews.com...
> The trouble with a "working example file" is that too many people will 
> simply copy it.  The likely result would be to overload every server 
> named in the example file.  Also, the server in New York City is not 
> going to be a great source for a System in Los Angeles.
> It's safer to provide the format using "fictional" servers.  This will 
> require a little thought on the part of the user.  If said user is not 
> capable of thought it's better not to have him using any servers!

Using three or four pool servers would be fine, that's what some other 
installers do.


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