[ntp:questions] Timekeeping broken on Windows XP with multimedia timer enabled (-M option)
David J Taylor
david-taylor at blueyonder.delete-this-bit.and-this-part.co.uk.invalid
Mon Jan 25 08:07:31 UTC 2010
"Evandro Menezes" <evandro at mailinator.com> wrote in message
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> On Jan 21, 2:52 pm, "David J Taylor" <david-tay... at blueyonder.delete-
> this-bit.and-this-part.co.uk.invalid> wrote:
>> BTW: I still have systems running which are older than Core2, one still
>> an Intel PIII 550MHz (and keeps good time as a stratum-1 server with
>> Windows 2000).
> I guess that it would qualify for a low-power processor these days, so
> who cares about managing its power and messing with its TSC?
Low-power in what sense? Work done, or watts consumed? <G>
I would still very much like to have a low-powered (watts) system running
NTP perhaps with a good (for timekeeping) FreeBSD version. Something the
size of a home router, with a serial port for the GPS. Looking for better
than (say) ten microsecond accuracy. About US $100-150.
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