ntp.ubuntulinux.org? (was: Race condition during startup?)

martin f krafft madduck at debian.org
Wed Jan 4 17:18:18 GMT 2006

also sprach Colin Watson <cjwatson at ubuntu.com> [2006.01.04.1645 +0100]:
> ntp (1:4.2.0a+stable-8.1ubuntu1) dapper; urgency=low
>   * Resynchronise with Debian.
>   * Use ntp.ubuntu.com rather than ntp.ubuntulinux.org.

Sorry if I have to ask, but is pool.ntp.org not good enough for

NTP is strong in a decentralised way. It gets better the closer you
are to the time servers, and it surely doesn't like downtime very

What's the point of using a single NTP server for all Ubuntu
installs, rather than the pool.ntp.org network started by a Debian
developer for precisely the reason to avoid one central server?

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