Expand the "pool.ntp.org" section. Drop "maxpoll", call for volunteers, trunk
authorfredb <fredb@NetBSD.org>
Sun, 07 Dec 2003 16:01:00 +0000
branchtrunk
changeset 121577 3e2e7ddc7d02
parent 121576 8c3b86ee0765
child 121578 fdf70d1ec906
Expand the "pool.ntp.org" section. Drop "maxpoll", call for volunteers, add some example country codes, and use disjoint CNAMES by default, as discussed in PR misc/23283 (by Adrian 'Dagurashibanipal' von Bidder), the pool.ntp.org mastermind and maintainer).
etc/ntp.conf
--- a/etc/ntp.conf	Sun Dec 07 15:56:30 2003 +0000
+++ b/etc/ntp.conf	Sun Dec 07 16:01:00 2003 +0000
@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-# $NetBSD: ntp.conf,v 1.5 2003/12/07 15:56:30 fredb Exp $
+# $NetBSD: ntp.conf,v 1.6 2003/12/07 16:01:00 fredb Exp $
 #
 # NetBSD default Network Time Protocol (NTP) configuration file
 # for ntpd
@@ -46,11 +46,32 @@
 #peer		an.ntp.peer.goes.here
 #server		an.ntp.server.goes.here
 
-# Public servers from the ntp public pool project.  See:
+# Public servers from the pool.ntp.org project. Volunteer's servers
+# are dynamically assigned to the CNAMES below via DNS round-robin.
+# The pool.ntp.org project needs more volunteers! The only criteria to
+# join are a nailed-up connection and a static IP address. For details,
+# see the web page:
+#
 #	http://www.pool.ntp.org/ 
-# The servers will be dynamically assigned on a round-robin basis
-# from a list of volunteers.
+#
+
+# The country codes can help you find servers that are net-wise close.
+# As explained above, closer is better...
+
+# Northern U.S.A
+#server		ca.pool.ntp.org
+#server		us.pool.ntp.org
+#server		us.pool.ntp.org
 
-server pool.ntp.org maxpoll 12
-server pool.ntp.org maxpoll 12
-server pool.ntp.org maxpoll 12
+# Northern Europe
+#server		de.pool.ntp.org
+#server		de.pool.ntp.org
+#server		dk.pool.ntp.org
+
+# Depending on the vagaries of DNS can occasionally pull in the same
+# server twice. The following CNAMES are guaranteed to be disjoint, at
+# least over some short interval.
+
+server		0.pool.ntp.org
+server		1.pool.ntp.org
+server		2.pool.ntp.org