[ntp:questions] question regarding NTP configuration for clusters, and "cluster time" stability

Richard B. Gilbert rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Tue Sep 29 18:54:36 UTC 2009

Harlan Stenn wrote:
> Tim,
> I think you should try it out.
> You've read assoc.html#orphan, right?
> If you "choose unwisely" and select a poor master to take over in your
> falure case, you'll see a time jump when you regain internet access.
> If correct time is really important, why not run an inexpensive S1 device
> locally?
> If it's *really* imporatant, you can build a very high quality S1 server
> with Rb and GPS and/or modem for under US$2k.

What is an "S1 device"?

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