[ntp:questions] Simple but good NTP server
uwe_klein_habertwedt at t-online.de
Tue Jan 26 08:50:28 UTC 2010
Richard B. Gilbert wrote:
> If you are talking about REAL routers, they are not cheap. If you are
> talking about SOHO routers such as sold by LinkSys they are cheap enough
> but building NTPD to run on one might be fairly difficult.
OpenWRT and similar Linux Distributions have binary packages for ntpd.
( And it is not much hassle to set up a crossbuild environment.
Well if you are on windows : SOL )
> Just about any PC built in the last ten years should be able to run
> Solaris or Linux and serve time using a GPS reference clock.
Those small ARM platforms take about 10W,
$ANY x86 PC takes about 100++W.
Occupied "real estate" is quite different too.
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