[ntp:questions] Simple but good NTP server

Terje Mathisen "terje.mathisen at tmsw.no" at ntp.org
Mon Jan 25 17:24:20 UTC 2010


Uwe Klein wrote:
> Richard B. Gilbert wrote:
>> Routers usually do not make good GPS clocks! If they are functioning
>> as routers they have work to do and time keeping is not a priority.
>
> You don't have to use the hardware for routing.
> But is is the cheapest solution imho for
> a system complete with wallwart and enclosure.

The canonical DIY ntp server would be to base them on phk's choice, the 
Soekris single-board computer:

http://phk.freebsd.dk/soekris/pps/

Since this board has a hw counter capable of accurately timing the PPS 
signals,Poul-Henning got it to run at sub-us accuracy, using a cheap 
timing GPS.

Terje

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- <Terje.Mathisen at tmsw.no>
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