[Pool] Isolated NTP Server vs. Adding Stratum 1 Servers

Alby alby at empire.org
Mon Mar 7 22:29:59 UTC 2011


 Here is that extra info:

NTPD: 4.2.6p3
GPSD: 2.95
Connection:  Serial - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pblP7l8Ehh8

On Mon, March 7, 2011 4:42 pm, Chuck Swiger wrote:
> Lack of info: you haven't specified which platform you are using, which
> version of ntpd, and which version of gpsd. You also didn't mention
> whether you are using a real serial connection, or a serial-to-USB
> converter.
> Also, it is borderline abusive of the stratum-1 servers to poll them at
> 64 second intervals.  You really ought to be using a maxpoll setting of
> at least 9, aka 512 seconds, for anyone else's timeservers....
> Regards,
> --
> -Chuck

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