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

William Unruh unruh at invalid.ca
Fri Jan 16 02:23:39 UTC 2015

On 2015-01-15, Paul <tik-tok at bodosom.net> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 15, 2015 at 4:40 PM, Terje Mathisen <terje.mathisen at tmsw.no>
> wrote:
>> Not in my msg, but in the subject of the entire thread. :-)
> I'm so used to nomail at example being wrong I had a knee-jerk reaction.  My
> bad.
> This does give me the chance to ask what a high-perf NTP server might be.
> Given the constraints of the protocol I've always thought of performance in
> terms of queries per seconds.  What metric are you using?

I would have assumed the accuracy with which ntpd disciplines the computer to deliver a
time which is the same at UTC. Making (date +%s - True UTC time in seconds)^2
as small as possible. (well date has too much overhead, but that I hope
give the idea)

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