NTP server(s) to use

Matt Zimmerman mdz at ubuntu.com
Fri Apr 21 17:12:31 BST 2006


On Fri, Apr 21, 2006 at 05:33:38PM +0200, Matthias Urlichs wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I've just gotten word from the NTP pool people, specifically Ask Bjørn
> Hansen <ask at develooper.com>, that they'd like everybody to switch to
> vendor-specific pool servers, like [0-3].debian.pool.ntp.org (these
> already exist).
> 
> What to do for Dapper?
> 1- keep ntp.ubuntu.com as our single default time server
> 2- add the Debian pool machines
> 3- ask them to please add "ubuntu" as a separate subdomain, and use that
> 
> I'd prefer -3-.
> 
> Opinions/preferences, anyone?
> 
> -- 

Who decides which servers may be added or removed from the vendor-specific
pools?  -1- allows for quality control, which has been problematic in the
past with pool.ntp.org.

-- 
 - mdz



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