[ntp:questions] Keeping NTP Honest Redux

Unruh unruh-spam at physics.ubc.ca
Sat Nov 7 17:10:38 UTC 2009

Terje Mathisen <Terje.Mathisen at tmsw.no> writes:

>Evandro Menezes wrote:
>> On Nov 6, 3:10 pm, Terje Mathisen<Terje.Mathi... at tmsw.no>  wrote:
>>> Making it more convenient to lock polling at 64s isn't a good idea, imho.
>> What do you suggest to mitigate the wild swings between daytime and
>> nighttime, sunny and cloudy, cold-front and warm-front, etc, of both
>> the offset and the frequency?

>If this in fact a real problem, I'd suggest wrapping some insulation 
>around the clock crystal.

>This would make temperature swings much slower, right?

Or use the ntp version with temperature input to correct the clock.
Eg, http://www.ijs.si/time/temp-compensation/

>- <Terje.Mathisen at tmsw.no>
>"almost all programming can be viewed as an exercise in caching"

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