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Re: [gpsd-dev] Moving ntpd to an open VCS

From: Gary E. Miller
Subject: Re: [gpsd-dev] Moving ntpd to an open VCS
Date: Mon, 28 Oct 2013 11:42:02 -0700

Yo Sanjeev!

On Tue, 29 Oct 2013 02:25:26 +0800
Sanjeev Gupta <address@hidden> wrote:

> On Tue, Oct 29, 2013 at 2:16 AM, Gary E. Miller <address@hidden>
> wrote:
> > Which is why ubuntu and a few other other large folks should do so.
> But Ubuntu does not have a /21 or so, and is unlikely to get one from
> RIPE just to run a couple of NTP servers.  And they probably
> renegotiate their data center contracts annually, so their IP
> addresses change.

Well that is just silly.  If I can have to /24's they can certainly get
a /24 somehow.

> And the day Mark decides to shutdown Canonical, Linux Mint desktops
> lose NTP service :-)

Yup. So do not code just a single ntpd service.

We have defined multicast IPs, why not a defined and reserved ntpd
multicast IP?  Might be a little late to get one in IPv4, but ARIN
might want to give an IPv6 one to help botstrap IPv6 use.

Gary E. Miller Rellim 109 NW Wilmington Ave., Suite E, Bend, OR 97701
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