[ntp:questions] Slow convergence of NTP with GPS/PPS

Rick Jones 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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