[ntp:questions] Proposed NTP solution for a network

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.co.uk.invalid
Tue Mar 3 21:46:01 UTC 2009


Richard B. Gilbert wrote:

> 
> A very poor configuration if accuracy is wanted.  Typically, one "edge", 
> leading or trailing, of the PPS output is within 50 to 100 nanoseconds 
> of the "top of the second"!  The serial output tells you the time value 
> of the PPS "edge".

As I read it, the PPS was a red herring.  I think the appliances are 
ethernet appliances, so any notional serial link from the reference 
clock is purely internal.  The appliances probably do use PPS.




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