[ntp:questions] Nice fanless high-perf NTP server: Fitlet!

Paul tik-tok at bodosom.net
Thu Jan 15 20:56:16 UTC 2015


On Thu, Jan 15, 2015 at 2:20 PM, David Taylor <
david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid> wrote:

> .. although expensive compared to a Raspberry Pi, if somewhat better in
> potential performance.
>

Among my (S1) clique of clocks the leading predictor of offset is network
connection not cpu.
As you might expect given the nature of NTP.

The gig attached clocks  are the best and USB ethernet is the currently the
worst.  WiFi and powerline networking are the worst of the bad.

The second leading predictor is software.  ntimed-client is better than NTP
on my more difficult S2 clients.

This is applies only to my Linux boxes.


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