[ntp:questions] [Android+NTP] synchronise time with millisecond accuracy

William Unruh unruh at invalid.ca
Thu Mar 27 16:54:00 UTC 2014


On 2014-03-26, bcorreia.c at gmail.com <bcorreia.c at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi mike,
>
>>   You could take out any network transmit/receive asymmetry by having the server broadcast and configure the android device as a broadcast client.
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>>   As a quick test I pulled the ethernet cable on my laptop and configured wifi so I have a similar topology to you , though BSD. It is configured in standard client/server mode.
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> The topology is similar, however my Android Server does not have an wireless interface. It is not connected directly with the Android device. The Android device is connected via WiFi to the Android AP and the Android AP is connected with an Ethernet cable to Android Server.

Wifi tends to be flakier and thus timing accuracy is worse. 



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