[ntp:questions] NTP Performance on WINNT

paul chaofu.chen at gmail.com
Tue Jul 21 04:55:03 UTC 2009


On Jul 20, 11:45 pm, "David J Taylor" <david-tay... at blueyonder.not-
this-part.nor-this.co.uk.invalid> wrote:
> paul wrote:
>
> []
>
> > Thank you, David.
>
> > In my situation, no GPS is availiable. So can I expect better
> > performance when GPS is used as reference clock, or when a stratum-1
> > NTP server is added to the network?
>
> Local GPS or a local stratum-1 server will make a significant difference.
> When using the Internet the quality of your connection to the remote
> server, and the remote server loading are probably more important factors
> than precisely how that server is synced (i.e. whether it has a local GPS
> clock).
>

10 Windows boxes with offset no greater than 5 ms from abs time is
fair enough for me. I will try a local stratum-1 NTP server.

Cheers,
Paul




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