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Re: [gpsd-dev] Clarifications needed for the time-service HOWTO

From: Gary E. Miller
Subject: Re: [gpsd-dev] Clarifications needed for the time-service HOWTO
Date: Tue, 22 Oct 2013 18:14:52 -0700

Yo Andy!

On Tue, 22 Oct 2013 21:05:05 -0400
Andy Walls <address@hidden> wrote:

> Last I checked 'iburst' just sends an initial burst of packets to a
> server to 'prime the pump' for ntpd and get it started tracking that
> server sooner.

I just checked.  That seems to sum it up.

> Is the '<location>' the magic?

<location> is nothing magic.  Just your geo: us, north-america, etc.

Needed so the pool servers you get are not in a different hemisphere.

I can't find a canonical list of <location>s.

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