[ntp:questions] Which version of Linux works best?

Terje Mathisen "terje.mathisen at tmsw.no" at ntp.org
Fri Mar 12 19:33:45 UTC 2010

unruh wrote:
> On 2010-03-12, Terje Mathisen<"terje.mathisen at tmsw.no">  wrote:
>> OTOH, I have personally never seen this on any of my S1 servers which
>> all use the serial port.
> Not sure how you would "see" that. If the interrupt were delayed by one
> ms ntp would not know. It would see something only if that delay were
> variable.

A gated interrupt would show up as high jitter, since the delays would 
follow a sawtooth curve, depending upon when in the cycle the external 
interrupt occured.


- <Terje.Mathisen at tmsw.no>
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