[ntp:questions] Intel Atom systems as GPS/PPS stratum-1 servers

Terje Mathisen "terje.mathisen at tmsw.no" at ntp.org
Sun Mar 7 20:30:19 UTC 2010

David J Taylor wrote:
> Does anyone have any experience with Intel Atom systems as stratum-1
> servers from a serial GPS/PPS source? Perhaps using FreeBSD. Is there
> anything fundamental in these processors or their chipsets which
> prevents full-precision performance being obtained? Any chipsets to avoid?

I haven't seen any of those tiny Atom systems (like an Asus Eee Box) 
with a serial port?


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