[ntp:questions] Frequency Offset

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid
Sat Feb 25 06:56:12 UTC 2012

"Alby VA" <albyva at empire.org> wrote in message 
news:05a722ee-0c23-4cb3-877e-7584ce8ad750 at do4g2000vbb.googlegroups.com...
> Well, I was thinking you could set the crystal off motherboard and
> then just runs some wiring back to the connection points where the
> crystal would sit. That way shapes and sizes wouldn't really matter.

.. but the extra capacitance and interference pickup induced by doing that 
could make things worse, or create other problems.  If the frequency 
offset is within +/-500 ppm limits NTP can tolerate, just live with it and 
accept that it's the "calibration" for your PC.


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