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Re: ntpdate tip -- hmm? [NEW TOPIC]

On Sat, Dec 28, 2002 at 11:28:26AM -0700, Bob Proulx wrote:
> However, the pointer to rtfm is probably too much for most newbies.
> It would be great if ntpdate and ntp-simple both offered to do the
> very simple configuration of using the existing DNS servers as NTP
> servers and having the debconf set up the configuration files
> accordingly.  I think I will wishlist that.

I doubt that's a good idea:(

I tested a few ISP's here in Holland, and none of them had their DNS
servers double as a NTP server.  And yes, atleast one of them is a
unix based ISP, so there goes your argument that unix based IPS's
would do it like you claim:)

groetjes, carel

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