[ntp:questions] Re: Laptop

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.isc.org
Mon Mar 13 03:00:05 UTC 2006


Harlan Stenn wrote:
>> Harlan Stenn wrote:
>>> I have often done what you describe.
>>>
>>> Run ntpd with a local refclock (at stratum 10).
> 
>> No, you only do this is there are other systems dependant on this one.
>> If it's standalone don't do this.
> 
> I agree it is definitely needed if there are other dependant systems,
> I'm not sure if it is a *bad* idea if it's standalone.  The fact that it
> is a laptop may have a bearing (power saving or CPU speed changes come
> to mind).
> 

It serves no useful purpose. It has to serve a purpose to be worth while
putting into the configuration file.

Danny



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