[ntp:questions] Re: Effects of mindist setting

Eric nospam-01 at jensenresearch.com
Tue Sep 26 21:59:16 UTC 2006

On Fri, 22 Sep 2006 15:56:11 GMT, oberman at es.net (Kevin Oberman) wrote
for the entire planet to see:

>I have a bunch Endrun Technologies CDMA clock attached to small servers
>using PPS. To prevent the jitter on the serial port from causing the
>clock to be marked as falsetick and disabling the PPS, I have added "tos
>mindist" to my configuration.

I don't use the PPS but the RTS style of interface to the Endrun CDMA.
This eliminates any concern about serial latency.  I'm not sure it
offers as good precision as PPS if PPS is working well, but it's has
much lower potential for jitter and latency problems.

- Eric

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