[ntp:questions] frequency adjusting only

Unruh unruh-spam at physics.ubc.ca
Sat Apr 26 19:28:05 UTC 2008


m.louvel at gmail.com (maxime louvel) writes:

>- 10 usec is of course not for NFS, but I am also using NFS (no other
>choice) and that was just an example to tell that I need to keep my nodes
>synchronised to real time, not just between them

There isnothing within any OS that is sensitive to time on us level.
There s nothing in any program or operating ssytem that is sensitive to the
system being off real time.


>- I have no idea if the applications can be fixed, as they are not mine and
>I'm not in charge of them ;)

>On Fri, Apr 25, 2008 at 9:30 PM, Hal Murray <
>hal-usenet at ip-64-139-1-69.sjc.megapath.net> wrote:

>>
>> >I actually don't really understand why a GPS would improve my
>> >synchronisation.
>>
>> If your master server has GPS, its time will be more stable.
>> That means your clients can sync to a stable clock rather than
>> trying to track a clock that is wobbling around.  (Things
>> are simpler and work better when there is less noise in the system.)
>>




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