[ntp:questions] Re: GPS solution for Win32?
brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Sun Oct 2 09:21:29 UTC 2005
At 6:20 PM -0500 2005-10-01, Adam Butler wrote:
> I'm working on a linux box now which should do better than my win32 box.
> I do have a linux box running apache for a lightly loaded web server now.
> Would it be wise to use this machine for my purpose?
Properly configured, it would be likely to be fine.
> I only need accurate time for my private LAN but I want it to be very
> I need maybe 500 millisecond accuracy.
I usually get down into the single milliseconds for accuracy, and
there are a lot of people who can do the same (or better) on properly
configured Linux, FreeBSD, and Solaris boxes. I think you should be
able to do much better than 500 milliseconds. However, setting your
goal at 500 milliseconds should be quite achievable.
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