[ntp:questions] long linear network, time accuracy, and ntp strata

Rick Jones rick.jones2 at hp.com
Tue Oct 19 17:53:27 UTC 2010


"Miernik, Jerzy (Jerzy)" <jerzy.miernik at alcatel-lucent.com> wrote:
> Unruh and Terje, thank you for replying. 

> What if we complicated networking somewhat, such that at times
> node50 acquires GPS capability while node1 may looses it? Actually,
> to make the problem general, any one node (possibly only one) may
> have GPS and remain at an extremity of the network, where indeed the
> traffic between 'outer' nodes must be routed through all other 48
> nodes forming a chain of 49 hops. So, sometimes node2 may have GPS
> too, like this:

> Node2 --- node3 --- node1 --- node4 --- .... --- node49 --- node50
> GPS

Just what sort of mobile/ad-hoc/point-to-point network where nodes
end-up in the GPS shadow of tall buildings might this be?

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