[ntp:questions] NTP under AIX?

Brian Inglis Brian.Inglis at SystematicSw.ab.ca
Sat May 20 02:17:13 UTC 2017


On 2017-05-18 13:32, Paul wrote:
> On Thu, May 18, 2017 at 3:06 PM, Brian Inglis wrote:
> 
> A lot of these types of boxes appear to be some type of SoC board
> with some GPS module, some Linux distro, some NTP release, probably
> GPSd, and with little in the way of docs, specs (typical: <1us!),
> guarantees, or likely support and maintenance. They often feature
> pictures of fancy
> 
> I assume here you are referring to classic NTP appliances from folks 
> like Spectracom, MicroSemi or EndRun (if they still exist).  I would 
> expect the LeoNTP to be more like Tharp's Laureline (V2) 
> (https://partiallystapled.com/pages/laureline-gps-ntp-server.html)
> and not actually run anything one would recognize as NTP -- except
> for network packets.  I think of these things as being network
> attached GNSS modules that use NTP compatible packets for time
> transfer.

Well that looks like an NTP appliance, and from the manual and specs
I eventually found, looks like the LeoBodnar box qualifies too: it
is available from airspy.us @ US$320; who also have the uBlox MAX M8Q
Uputronics RPi board @ US$37.95 - less than the Adafruit GPS Hat with
GT MKT 3339 @ US$44.

-- 
Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada


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