Can't set clock

Jonas Norlander jonorland at
Mon Jan 5 21:06:56 UTC 2009

2009/1/5 Gene Heskett <gene.heskett at>:
> 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?

As i wrote in a previous mail in this thread you can get a list of
servers close to you from

/ Jonas

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