[ntp:questions] What is a good, cheap, Linux-supported hardware clock for a NTP-server? Any recommendations?

Terje Mathisen terje.mathisen at hda.hydro.com
Sat Oct 23 19:57:46 UTC 2004

Folkert van Heusden wrote:

>>My (public) NTP server current 'leeches' its time from other servers
>>higher up the tree. I'd like to get my own hardware unit now.
>>The 2 (affordable) options are DCF77 & GPS, right? Who can recommend
>>It doesn't really matter to me whether it's a serial or USB unit...
>>I'm based in Norway.
> Look at http://ntp.vanheusden.com/ the one from gude performs the best.

'based in Norway' is a problem: DCF77 doesn't really work all day here. :-(

I have a pretty good Meinberg unit, but had to move it to our Brüssels 
office to make work consistently, even with an outdoor antenna in a 
_very_ good location.


- <Terje.Mathisen at hda.hydro.com>
"almost all programming can be viewed as an exercise in caching"

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