[ntp:questions] Windows time question.

Rob nomail at example.com
Fri Apr 22 16:33:11 UTC 2011


Roger <invalid at invalid.invalid> wrote:
> On 22 Apr 2011 13:58:08 GMT, Rob <nomail at example.com> wrote:
>
>>David J Taylor <david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid> wrote:
>>> "Roger" <invalid at invalid.invalid> wrote in message 
>>> news:oei2r6p2ut7793hu02pauutkjmm22htke9 at 4ax.com...
>>>> On 21 Apr 2011 16:18:39 GMT, Rob <nomail at example.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>>When I do a lookup of pool.ntp.org I get three addresses returned that
>>>>>are local to me.
>>>>
>>>> I'm in the UK and the three I just got were UK, France, and
>>>> Bulgaria. Bulgaria is definitely not local; a traceroute took
>>>> 18 hops and 71 ms.
>>>> -- 
>>>> Roger
>>>
>>> Similar here - after changing to non-regional servers I saw France, 
>>> Germany etc. and not one in the UK.  Have reverted to 0.uk.pool etc.
>>
>>Is your Internet provider a company that is also (or mainly) active
>>in France and Germany?
>>
>>Apparently the IP location service misinterprets your IP adress.
>>That should be fixed.  For the addresses I can test it works
>>flawlessly.
>
> I'm with Plusnet and have an IP in the 80.229.12.x range. I have
> a friend with an IP in the 212.159.25.x range (also Plusnet).
> When I speak to him next I'll see what he gets.

When I lookup those adresses I see country=GB so I don't know why
it does not work for you.
Maybe you should ask it on the pool mailing list, the developer of
the DNS is active there.




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