[ntp:questions] Beginner needs help...

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid
Mon Mar 7 07:55:58 UTC 2011

Chris Albertson wrote:

> If you are on an isolated network a better setup is to put three
> SERVER lines in each config file where each of the tree computers has
> itself and the other two to select from.  ntp will find the best clock
That's a recipe for disaster.  If you are a rime island and you do 
something like this, orphan mode is essential.  Without orphan mode, the 
OP is correct in using a well defined tree structure.

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