[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. 

Hi.

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.

Regards

Dave Baxter




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