[ntp:questions] Quick sync between two computers not connected to the internet

unruh unruh at wormhole.physics.ubc.ca
Wed Mar 24 20:32:13 UTC 2010

On 2010-03-24, Evandro Menezes <evandro at mailinator.com> wrote:
> On Mar 23, 11:38?am, Chuck Swiger <cswi... at mac.com> wrote:
>> If I really had to solve the latter problem, I would likely connect the machines to a valid NTP timesource long enough to calibrate each machines' intrinsic drift from realtime, and then run time in standalone mode against their local clock.
> Useless.  Clocks may drift wildly due to temperature changes, be it
> ambient or inside the box.

Not useless, but not high accuracy either. You will probably get it to
within a few parts per million (Ie, a second per day) with fluctuations
around that. while the bare board will give you more like 10-100PPM out. 

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