[ntp:questions] remote NTP server

Bob bobsjunkmail at bellsouth.net
Wed Jun 25 22:50:21 UTC 2008


Depending on needed stability, if you're talking about "within a few 
milliseconds, give or take", pretty much any motherboard with an Ethernet 
port, memory, and some kind of disk looking storage. You could do it with 
nothing more than a Via ITX motherboard, stick of memory, power supply, and 
USB flash drive running FreeBSD.

"kvdh" <kvonderheydt at whoi.edu> wrote in message 
news:ebcef7ae-c50c-40c3-9570-f45802e97202 at 34g2000hsh.googlegroups.com...
> Is it possible, (even practical) to configure a server as part of an
> autonomous, system nothing more than a GPS receiver providing PPS  but
> with no connection to  any part of the global "network" and if so what
> is a minimally resourced single board computer up to the task of
> serving NTP to half a dozen other similar machines? 





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