Can't set clock

Gene Heskett gene.heskett at
Mon Jan 5 20:51:21 UTC 2009

On Monday 05 January 2009, Derek Broughton wrote:
>Gene Heskett wrote:
>>>I managed by typing:
>>>sudo ntpdate
>>>and that is also the timeserver I have set the "systray" clock to use
>> And you are beating on a single machine, remove the 'oceania.' part and
>> let the ntp dns server spread the load.
>No, he's not.  The regional time servers are also using round robin DNS -
>it's just a smaller pool than  I would think if "oceania" is
>your region, the latency in getting to many of the large servers might
>interfere with getting a reliable time setting (though I know the ntp
>protocol tries very hard to take care of that).

Thanks for the heads up on regional servers.  How do I go about getting such a 
list for my own use?

Cheers, Gene
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