[time-nuts] Google NTP Servers and smearing leap seconds...

Robert Darlington rdarlington at gmail.com
Sat Sep 17 15:06:54 UTC 2011

Careful, my particle physicists run RedHat.  To be honest, I never heard of
Scientific Linux.  Looking into it, I see it's a custom distro put together
by CERN.

-Bob D (Los Alamos National Lab)

On Sat, Sep 17, 2011 at 2:41 AM, gary <lists at lazygranch.com> wrote:

> Interesting story, though I never heard of Oracle and fast used in the same
> news article.
> As an aside to what I guess is already an aside, the particle physics guys
> use Linux too, but a special distribution.
>> http://www.scientificlinux.**org/ <http://www.scientificlinux.org/>
> Basically, they want to insure everyone is, shall we say, on the same page,
> so they all use the same linux. Not once but twice I ran into particle
> physics guys using Scientific Linux at a local coffee shop. Like what are
> the odds. One guy was from SLAC, the other from CERN as a contractor.
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