[CentOS] NTP

Tue Apr 3 14:33:46 UTC 2007
John Summerfield <debian at herakles.homelinux.org>

Steve Huff wrote:
> On Apr 3, 2007, at 4:21 AM, Morten Torstensen wrote:

> the reason i asked about network size is that it seems a bit silly to 
> configure three time servers for a small home network of, say, four 
> hosts - you may as well just make every host on your network an NTP 
> peer, and point them all at each other and at some external time 
> source.  of course, this scheme doesn't scale very well.

I would expect any Linux box (including my Linksys wrt54G) to be able to 
satisfy the timekeeping requirements of an entire class C network and 
more. There can't be all that much time traffic else nobody would do 
anything useful.



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