[ntp:questions] LAN synch question

rochertov at gmail.com rochertov at gmail.com
Thu Sep 11 22:11:07 UTC 2008


On Sep 11, 3:06 pm, David Woolley
<da... at ex.djwhome.demon.co.uk.invalid> wrote:
> David Woolley wrote:
> > Depends on interrupt latency, network loading, the total lack of any
> > Windows machines in the time synchronisation chain, etc.  100ns should
> > be possible for lightly loaded machines on a lightly loaded network, at
> > least 90% of the time.
>
> Sorry.  I got 100 microseconds and 100 ns mixed up. However, whilst 100
> microseconds is rather easier to achieve, if you want 100% reliability,
> I still think the common PPS line would be advisable.  Caveats about
> Windows still apply.

We don't have any Windows boxes on the experimental network.   Can you
please recommend a cheap PPS line?




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