[ntp:questions] Simple but good NTP server

Uwe Klein 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.

uwe




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