[ntp:questions] Come back PPS I miss you!
David J Taylor
david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid
Sat Feb 11 06:26:54 UTC 2012
> I have found > vista abhorrent timekeepers, so I am running this
> particular guy on server 2003.
> But looking forward, I will have to one day, so thanks for the tip.
> It also explains the location of the PPSAPI, doesn't it :)
Vista and Windows-7 can be tamed, and I am seeing about 25 microseconds
averaged jitter on two Windows-7 stratum-1 servers right now (PCs Alta and
Stamsund). This is not as good as the 2.5 microseconds averaged jitter on
the XP server, Feenix, I agree. You can see my current results here:
(Note that the FreeBSD PC Pixie was on and off yesterday for NTP updates
and a reboot).
As far as I am aware, serialpps-ppsapi-provider.dll can live anywhere on
the PC (provided you set the environment variable which points to it), but
in my case the \Tools\NTP\ tree is an obvious location.
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