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

Dave Baxter g8kbv at nospam.uko2.co.uk
Sun Dec 6 16:32:56 UTC 2009

In article <slrnhhilur.scb.unruh at wormhole.physics.ubc.ca>, 
unruh at wormhole.physics.ubc.ca says...
> On 2009-12-04, Dave Baxter <spam at goes.nowhere.com> wrote:
> > In article <YQPRm.11377$Ym4.1985 at text.news.virginmedia.com>, 
> > david-taylor at blueyonder.not-this-bit.nor-this-part.co.uk.invalid says...
> ....
> >
> > Your sumizing above, is exactly what I'd like to do, idealy all on one 
> > physical box if posible.  But as elsewhere, I'm not haveing much success 
> > stitching it all together on a box of its own at present.   The latest 
> > being that the 'Reg' command, usd by Dave Hart's serialpps install batch 
> > file, does not exist on Win2k!  (XP and later only I think.)  Oh well.
> 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. 


As others have said, the time spent learning the new OS is somewhat 
counter productive when one has a task to do, be it for a hobby, or job.

Otherwise, having played a little with F'BSD, I can see where you are 
coming from.


Dave Baxter

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