Proper Method of Time Sync?

RW list-freebsd-2004 at
Fri Apr 14 23:51:14 UTC 2006

On Friday 14 April 2006 16:53, Dan Nelson wrote:

> ntpd takes a while to sync up and by default won't adjust the clock if
> it's more than 1000 seconds off, so it's a good idea to enable ntpdate
> as well. 

What bothers me about that is that ntpdate uses a single server to determine 
the time. I can't recall the reference, but I recently read a "horror story" 
where someone synched off a timeserver  that had been set to 2038 for testing 

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