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Re: remote clock sync

> Can someone give me a hint about where to find a remote time server? As I
> never reboot with this darn stable 1.2.13 kernel, my clock gets badly out of
> sync. For what it's worth, I'm in Eastern Ontario, bordering New York state.

In /usr/sbin there is probably the program netdate.  I don't think it 
is a full NTP utility, but it's good for getting periodic syncs with a 
time base.

The only public time base I know of is tock.unso.navy.mil.  It is the 
time server at the US Naval Observatory's Directorate of Time.  It 
should be fairly accurate.

If you put "/usr/sbin/netdate tock.usno.navy.mil" in a daily cron file, 
or in your network startup scripts (whichever makes the most sense), 
then you should have a controllable amount of drift. 
> Thanks in advance for any help,
> -- 
> Dirk Eddelb"uttel                              http://qed.econ.queensu.ca/~edd

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