[ntp:questions] help with setting up NTP on windows with a USB GPS

Evandro Menezes evandro at mailinator.com
Sat Dec 5 21:10:49 UTC 2009


On Dec 4, 2:10 pm, "Richard B. Gilbert" <rgilber... at comcast.net>
wrote:
>
> unruh wrote:
>
> > Please, do not use a Windows box as your main server. get a cheap ( your
> > local flea market should have one for $50) computer, install linux or
> > freebsd, purely for running ntp on it, and use it as your server.
>
> Elderly computers can frequently be found at curbside.  Often, there is
> nothing wrong with them, they are just old and/or slow.  NTP does not
> require a lot of computing power!!  If these old wrecks will boot some
> form of Windows or Linux they are well suited to not very demanding jobs
> like running NTPD.

No engineer or analyst or consultant worth its salt would suggest a
banged up PC to perform any role in a project.

Such suggestion may be fine for one's own garage project, but not
anywhere else.




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