[ntp:questions] Windows time question.

Rob nomail at example.com
Wed Apr 20 11:40:44 UTC 2011


David J Taylor <david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid> wrote:
>> Hi All.
> []
>> At least, looking in the system error and info logs, after recovering
>> from a lockup, it's related to W32Time going bad, not long after first
>> boot of the day.
> []
>> Idea's brickbats etc welcome...
>>
>> Regards.
>>
>> DaveB.
>
> Dave,
>
> Forget W32Time and use NTP exclusively.  I have it on the portables here, 
> which I've used throughout the UK and world-wide.  You can see the 
> world-wide entries commented out with the "#" symbol.
>
> Install guide:
>   http://www.satsignal.eu/ntp/setup.html
>
> Sample configuration:
>
> __________________________________________
> server 0.uk.pool.ntp.org iburst
> server 1.uk.pool.ntp.org iburst
> server 2.uk.pool.ntp.org iburst
> server 0.nl.pool.ntp.org iburst
> server 1.nl.pool.ntp.org iburst

Omit the region codes (uk, nl etc).
They are no longer required and when you are mobile you should
not have them.  The pool.ntp.org dns determines where you send
your request from and returns servers that are local to you.




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