NTP - default /etc/ntp.conf

Stuart Barkley stuartb at 4gh.net
Sat Jul 11 22:23:45 UTC 2009

On Fri, 10 Jul 2009 at 01:53 -0000, David Malone wrote:

> > Is 3.freebsd.pool.ntp.org intentionally commented?  It does
> > resolve. Reminder:  if you do uncomment it, remember to change the
> > "three servers" to four.
> I've no problem commenting in all 4 if people think that's a better
> config.

4 ntp servers are usually recommended.  If one is down and one is
wacky the remaining two can out vote the wacky one.  Kinda like using
raid-5 with a hot spare.

I've never been lost; I was once bewildered for three days, but never lost!
                                        --  Daniel Boone

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