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

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid
Mon Mar 8 07:27:07 UTC 2010

"Terje Mathisen" <"terje.mathisen at tmsw.no"> wrote in message 
news:rved67-cod1.ln1 at ntp.tmsw.no...
> 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?
> Terje

Yes, they are few and far between.  I was thinking of something like:



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