[ntp:questions] Setting up a NTP Time Server

Unruh unruh-spam at physics.ubc.ca
Tue Apr 8 06:37:33 UTC 2008

"David J Taylor" <david-taylor at blueyonder.neither-this-bit.nor-this-bit.co.uk> writes:

>Unruh wrote:
>> GEORGE.E.SULLIVAN at saic.com (Sullivan, George E.) writes:
>>> Hi all,
>>> Can someone point me to a good document that
>>> shows how to setup a Time Server?  I have an
>>> isolated network that cannot get to the Internet
>>> to sync time.  I have Solaris 8,9,10 and Red Hat Linux
>>> Advanced Server 4 servers as potential time server
>>> candidates.
>> A gps (eg for $60 and a bit of soldering you can set up a
>> Garmin 18LVC gps to give usec accuracy time to the server).

>Here's a very simple example, George.

>  http://www.david-taylor.myby.co.uk/ntp/FreeBSD-GPS-PPS.htm

It is also straightforward on Linux. (On my Linux, the std dev is less than

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