[ntp:questions] Using two NTP Server: Bad?

Hal Murray hal-usenet at ip-64-139-1-69.sjc.megapath.net
Sat Apr 23 06:36:48 UTC 2011

>> Consider that "failure" here encompasses "serves bogus time".  Suppose
>> you have 7 sources configured and 4 of them cluster nicely around an
>> incorrect time, with 3 clustered around UTC.

>I suppose it's possible but I'm not going to hold my breath waiting for 
>an instance to appear!

All it takes is a firmware bug and to have several NTP servers
using the same GPS device with the bug.

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