[ntp:questions] Slow convergence of NTP with GPS/PPS
rick.jones2 at hp.com
Thu Oct 23 18:32:43 UTC 2008
Hal Murray <hal-usenet at ip-64-139-1-69.sjc.megapath.net> wrote:
> >I wonder how closely Mark's results could be replicated using some
> >(set of) temperature readings from components already in the system
> >rather than adding another temp probe? Stuff like CPU temps and other
> >intra-system components. I'm not sure they have nearly the same
> >accuracy and resolution though :(
> One system I have reads temperature in quanta of 1C.
> (There might be ways to get better. I haven't pushed all that hard.)
> That's not very good on this scale.
> I played around in this area a while ago. I didn't get good results
> until I glued the temperature probe to the xtal. That one reads
> to 0.1F,
Sigh. I was hoping there might be a middle ground using stuff already
present in the system.
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