[ntp:questions] NTP no internet connection

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.neither-this-bit.nor-this-bit.co.uk
Sun Feb 10 08:24:55 UTC 2008

Unruh wrote:
> ??? He is on a private network with absolutely no access to the
> network. What the network time is is irrelevant.
> I do not dispute that having a GPS receiver will make sure that that
> server keeps very close ( a few usec) to "true time". But it will
> make no difference to how well his various machines are synched to
> each other.

Do you have any measurements to show that is true with NTP?  My gut 
feeling is that the more stable the reference source, the more closely its 
slaves could be synched.


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