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

Uwe Klein uwe_klein_habertwedt at t-online.de
Mon Mar 8 10:37:56 UTC 2010


David J Taylor wrote:
> "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:
> 
>  http://www.fit-pc.co.uk/meet-fit-pc-2i.html
> 
Boasts a RS232 port on the front, right?

uwe




More information about the questions mailing list