[ntp:questions] Preffered OS for a GPS based stratum 1

Thomas Tornblom thomas at Hax.SE
Wed Oct 29 19:07:06 UTC 2008

Spiffed <spiffed at spiffie.org> writes:

> I've dug up an Oncore GT+ GPS receiver, matching antenna, and PPS
> stretching converter box. WinOncore shows a 'Time Solution one sigma'
> of 38ns, so it seems to be an acceptable ref clock for my purposes.
> After surveying the computing hardware available, a Sun Ultra10 seems
> to keep the best time and is otherwise unused.
> What OS do you recomend for the Ultra? Off the top of my head, I'm
> considering Solaris (is there PPS support in Solaris 10?), FreeBSD or
> NetBSD. My understanding is Linux 2.6 PPS support is rough at best.
> Cheers,
>   ~Spiffed

Yes, solaris has had PPS support for a long time, since around 2.6 IIRC.

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