[ntp:questions] NTP and the Intel Atom

Folkert van Heusden folkert at vanheusden.com
Sun May 24 00:21:43 UTC 2009

> > Can anyone report on NTP performance on Intel Atom based systems (such
> > as http://supermicro.com/products/chassis/1U/502/SC502L-200.cfm)?
> I'm running the latest Ubuntu Netbook version on my Eee 901 PC, afaik 
> that one has an Atom chip.
> If you want me to, I can start collecting loopstats on it, at least for 
> a few days: Since it uses flash drives, I don't want too many processes 
> that continuously write to log files!

If you leave your eee on all the time you could consider mounting a
'tmpfs' somewhere and let ntp write its files there.
I mounted tempfs on /tmp for the flash-reason by the way.

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